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(No) Sex, drugs & excess alcohol

(No) Sex, drugs & excess alcohol

With the start of Alcohol Awarenesss Week, this is the perfect time to look at how excess alcohol intake can impair health. New research has found that men who drink heavily or regularly take recreational drugs are more likely to have performance issues in the bedroom. The bad news is that these problems can last even after years of stopping heavy drinking and drug...

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Male Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Baldness

Male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia, accounts for the majority of baldness in males. This condition has a heriditary predisposition, but is mainly caused by a hormone imbalance. Hair loss usually starts at the temples and the crown. The hair initially thins over a number of years before causing baldness. The hormone Testosterone, which is present in high...

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Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (E.D):  Part 1

Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (E.D): Part 1

There are a number of natural herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction or E.D. This is not just a condition that affects older men. It can affect men at time of their lives. There are many potential causes of this problem, and these natural remedies all work in a slightly different way. There are several herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction available. Long term...

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Natural remedies for impotence (erectile dysfunction)

Today marks the start of Men’s Health Awareness Month, so to kick off this article explores the alternative remedies for this distressing condition. Erectile Dysfunction (E.D) or impotence is a common health problem amongst men of all ages, but is especially prevalent in those over 60 years. There are many potential causes of E.D. Chronic illnesses such as...

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Foods to Halt Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is generally an illness that affects men over the age of 50. According to Prostate Cancer UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives. NHS figures indicate that around 40,000 British men are diagnosed every year. As this cancer usually develops slowly, there may be no signs for many years. Common symptoms for prostate...

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Cancer in Men

Cancer in Men

A report published by Cancer Research UK has produced a startling statistic for cancer in men; “men are 35% more likely to die from cancer than women”. Lifestyle is one of the major factors as men are likely to smoke, drink and overeat.  Another cause is the reluctance for men to self check and to see their GP as soon as symptoms occur.  Below are 3 of the most...

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Foods to Improve Fertility

Foods to Improve Fertility

Infertility is an increasing problem for many couples. The causes of infertlity range from genetic complications, hormone imbalances, life-style and diet. A healthy diet for both the male and female partner is very important especially if you are having trouble conceiving. Adding certain foods and removing others from your diet can actually improve fertility and...

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Supplements for Male Infertility

Health supplements can be very effective in many cases of infertility in men. These supplements can help men at any age as male fertility is not age dependent, unlike females, whose fertility declines after the age of 35. There are a number of supplements for male infertility available. You should consult your doctor before starting treatment with any supplement....

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Male Infertility

Male Infertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child a year after having unprotected sex during the most fertile times of the menstrual cycle. Infertility can result from a problem with the male or female partner. For male infertillity, this can be due to a lack of sperm or a lack of motility of the sperm. Sperm counts have reduced over the past 50 years...

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Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (E.D)

Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (E.D)

The herbal remedy Tribulus Terrestris has recently been marked as a “mens” remedy by many well known health companies. This natural remedy has been marketed as a sport’s supplement as well as improving sexual performance. It is believed that the active components of Tribulus work by increasing levels of testosterone, although these results have not been verified...

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