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What Every Man Needs to Know About Prostate Cancer

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

When your doctor delivers the terrible news that you have cancer, the last thing you want to worry about is whether his treatment recommendation is motivated by profit.

But a study found that men with prostate cancer have good reason for concern.

The standard prostate cancer treatments are surgery, radiation, and watchful waiting, also called active surveillance.

Watchful waiting means having regular checkups to make sure the tumor isn’t spreading.… Read More

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Enlarged Prostate? Don’t Let Your Doctor Do This…

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Health

It’s a surgery no man would ever want. But for decades, it’s been the standard treatment for a severely enlarged prostate.

When a man’s prostate expands to the point that he can’t urinate, his doctor usually recommends a procedure called TURP. It stands for transurethral resection of the prostate.[1]

During a TURP operation, men are given a general anesthesia. The surgeon gains access to the prostate by inserting an instrument into the tip of the penis.… Read More

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The COVID Complication Every Man Should Know About

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Men's Health

When the pandemic began, it looked like COVID-19 was simply a deadlier version of flu. It seemed to cause flu-like symptoms that turned into severe pneumonia in some patients.

But the longer the pandemic goes on, the more we find that there’s far more to coronavirus than meets the eye.

It’s really nothing like the flu. Besides being far more lethal, it causes all kinds of unexpected complications.… Read More

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4 Natural Solutions for Erectile Dysfunction

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health

When a man suffers from erectile dysfunction, his first move often is to reach for the “little blue pill.” But contrary to TV commercials, Viagra is not a perfect solution.

For one in three men, it simply doesn’t work.

And others don’t like the uncomfortable side effects, which include headaches and a stuffy nose.[1]

In rare cases, the side effects can be much worse than an inconvenience.… Read More

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Baldness Drugs Come With a Big Risk

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Men's Health

More than 40 million American men suffer from hair loss. That means there’s a huge market for baldness drugs.

The most common are Propecia (finasteride), Proscar (also finasteride), and Avodart (dutasteride). Men spend $225 million each year on these medications.[1]

Most men take the drugs, grow some hair, and do fine. President Donald Trump, for example. His doctor says he’s on Propecia and has no issues.… Read More

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Al Roker’s Cancer Surgery: “I’m Gonna Be OK”

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer

Researchers say they have found a new, potential game-changing treatment for men like Al Roker, who have aggressive prostate cancer.

The beloved 66-year-old Today show star is upbeat about his latest health challenge.[1]

“It’s a good news-bad news kind of thing,” Roker said. “Good news is we caught it early. Not great news is that it’s a little aggressive, so I’m going to be taking some time off to take care of this.”… Read More