This Former Disease Of The Rich Is Now A Risk For Many

Added November 11, 2015, Under: Arthritis, Diseases, How To, Inflammation, Men's Health

Painful and inflamed gout on his foot around the big toe area.

Some two to five million Americans, 90% of them male in their 40s or older, now suffer from GOUT. Gout is a type of arthritis and it can cause considerable pain and discomfort. Historically, gout sufferers were not given the sympathy they deserved.  They were often joked about and it was even known as the "disease of kings".  Fortunately, now that we know more about this condition, those with gout are given a more compassionate hearing. Why does gout appear? The problem arises ...


Why Is It Safer For Men To Urinate Sitting Down?

Added August 26, 2015, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Men's Health

Kamp ve Tuvalet

This might be a completely new concept for you to consider. But it is not without its merit. Many guys tend to think of those that sit down to urinate as being less masculine and some who do are even afraid to come out and admit it - they stay in the closet. But there is no need for such shyness because there are a host of health benefits in having a sitting down habit. Thirty percent of males in Japan are ...


Athlete’s Foot Could Also Be Called Athlete’s Hand

Added February 14, 2015, Under: Exercise, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

Eczema on a hand

The fungal infection that causes athlete’s foot can sometimes be spread to the hands. This is known as tinea manuum and it can occur if you touch the infected skin on your feet and then don't wash your hands afterwards. Although the transmission is rare from the feet to the hands, if it does occur it usually affects the palm of one hand causing a dry, red and itchy area.  It could easily be mistaken for the symptoms of eczema or ...


Wrinkles & Is Botox The Solution For Your Skin?

Added October 3, 2014, Under: Men's Health, Skin Conditions, Women's Health

Man Having Botox Treatment At Beauty Clinic

It is not just women who worry about their wrinkles and fine lines as they grow older, men do too. Why are men turning to Botox? Although men often have the advantage over women of being able to age with less visible signs, those in the age group of 35 to 50 are increasingly using Botox to banish their wrinkles, brow lines and crows' feet. And it is not just celebrities taking up the cause, those executives who want to further their ...


Shh! What Is The Secret To Treating Nail Fungus?

Added September 4, 2014, Under: Men's Health, Skin Conditions, Women's Health

Arteriosclerotic Old Foot

Nail fungus can often be a bit of a turn-off with sufferers and onlookers alike commenting “yuk” or “disgusting”. But there is really nothing to be ashamed of because nail fungus is rarely caused by poor hygiene habits. Instead, just a tiny scratch close to the nail bed is all that the fungus needs to gain its entrance and the start of big problems for that toe's owner. You could have picked up the fungus through such a tiny ...


Boost Your Brain By Sniffing This Herb!

Added August 19, 2014, Under: Men's Health, Women's Health

Rosemary isolated on white

No matter how clever you might be, there is no doubt that there is always room for improvement, and what better way to boost your brain than by enjoying the aroma of the herb known as Rosemary with its tradition of healing properties spanning thousands of years. A little bit of history Rosemary was frequently used for memory enhancement during those ancient times. It was referred to as the herb of remembrance in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet when the character Ophelia says:“There’s ...


Taking Up a Complex Hobby Can Help The Grieving Process

Added July 29, 2014, Under: Men's Health, Women's Health

tools for patchwork

I worked out this concept myself (back in the 1970s) when I lost my eldest child to leukemia. I decided to learn how to do patchwork and make a brightly colored quilt for my younger son who was only 16 months old at the time. It was important to me to find a new interest and one that would keep my mind busy and creative. I went to visit an elderly neighbor who did patchwork for a hobby and asked ...


Are There Natural Ways To Improve Male Fertility?

Added July 22, 2014, Under: Babies, Men's Health, Parents, Pregnancy

Male Fertility - Classroom Board

In a new study at the Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark, reported in the British press, researchers have claimed that toothpaste, sunscreen, soap and other everyday products could be behind a drop in male fertility, finding a direct link between common man-made chemicals and a decline in the potency of human sperm. Researchers say that around a third of the so called ‘non-toxic’ chemicals, used in everyday items, can dramatically affect the potency of sperm cells, leading to a rise ...


Our Blog On Beards & How To Care For Them!

Added June 26, 2014, Under: How To, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

Handsome young man in bed

  Growing a mustache in the month of  November (as part of a cancer awareness program for guys) has been popular for the past couple of years, but now more and more American men are growing facial hair (beards and mustaches) all the year round - as a fashion and style statement.  Big corporations are even hiring models with beards for their advertising campaigns. Do you want to grow a beard? Just like any other fashion statement, growing a beard can require some ...


Hair & How to Limit its Loss

Added April 23, 2014, Under: Diets, Environment, Men's Health, Nutrition

blog image - hair loss

Are you one of those who is losing their hair, even whilst relatively young? It is possible that you can blame your mother and father as both parents contribute to their offspring's chance of going bald. But while male pattern baldness through an inheritance trait is the most common cause, there are other reasons too, as well as ways to limit hair loss.  DHT is one of these reasons In male pattern baldness, hair loss typically results in a receding hair line ...

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