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Prostate

10 Early Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer

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Cancer is a six-letter word very few people are fond of mentioning. It is often incurable and is a leading cause of death in several countries around the world. Cancer has the ability to adversely affect every major organ in the human body. Prostate cancer, aside from skin cancer, is the leading type of cancer affecting adult males. Data collected between the years 2010-2012 indicate that over 15{fb709d5838497818f165b2e02f99f73dc9ecca81a5c27a64cd8fba31ad879fd9} of the entire male population in the United States will receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer during their lifetime. In 2015, over 220,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer, and alarming 27,000+ […]
Steroids

The Harmful Effects of Steroid Use

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If you are a bona-fide gym rat who frequents the nearest facility at least once a day, then there’s a better than average chance you have encountered someone who is using steroids, or who is seriously considering adding them to their workout regimen. They may have even offered them to you, or asked you about obtaining them. In either case, you should be aware of the harmful effects steroids can have on your body, and knowledgeable about how long the adverse effects can stay with you once you start juicing. Steroid use entered the limelight of mainstream media around the […]
TESTOSTERONE

Testosterone: The Fountain of Youth for Men

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Testosterone is a hormone produced by males that is referred to as an androgen, which means it is very similar to anabolic steroids. Testosterone is manufactured in the testes, as well as in the adrenal gland; production levels are controlled by the hypothalamus, with assistance from the pituitary gland. Testosterone levels in men begin to decrease by 1{fb709d5838497818f165b2e02f99f73dc9ecca81a5c27a64cd8fba31ad879fd9} annually beginning at the age of 35. By the time a man reaches age 50, they may begin to experience a lack of libido, or sex drive. Men over 50 may also become lethargic, develop an anti-social, isolation complex, and even become […]
Tough Guy

Is Being a “Tough Guy” Bad for Your Health?

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Recent studies suggest that men who adhere to a “tough guy” mentality are far less inclined to visit a doctor when they do not feel well; when they do go, they tend to lie regarding symptoms and associated pain thresholds. Rutgers University researchers conducted two separate studies on men who develop and maintain tough guy attitudes towards life in general. The results of the studies are quite revealing. The data suggests that men are more likely to die at earlier ages than women, primarily because they are dishonest with their doctor about their symptoms, if/when they visit them. This desire […]
Gardening Happiness

Gardening for Health & Happiness

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Millions of Americans suffer from stress, anxiety, and depression every day. For the most part, they seek help through prescription medications such as Prozac, but recent studies have discovered that microbes found in healthy gardening soil provide an effect very similar to Prozac, without all the nasty side effects or risk of developing an addictive dependency. In this article, we will share information intended to help you harness the microbial anti-depressants in soil to improve your health and increase your level of happiness. Natural remedies have existed for countless centuries, long before western medicine was invented and implanted. Natural remedies […]
Fish Oil

The Weight Loss Benefits of Fish Oil

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We have known for quite some time that fish is rich in vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids, and that fish is therefore considered healthier than red meat. The science behind our food suggests that eating fish keeps our heart and brain healthy and functioning properly. New studies now suggest that the consumption of fish may also be beneficial to weight loss. Scientists in Japan working with fish oil have recently discovered that it has an active role in converting cells that store fat into cells that burn fat. This might also have long term benefits in battling obesity as fat-burning […]
Chicken Skin

Chicken Skin Gets Green Light

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Every day we are inundated with advice from health-wise professionals on what we should be eating, what food groups should be in our diet plans, which exercises will benefit us the most, how bad somethings are for us, etc. For several years, doctors and “good food” gurus have advised the rest of the world to discard chicken skin, before eating the chicken itself. As it turns out…they were dead wrong! Recent studies regarding the consumption of chicken skin have determined it to be good for you! As someone who spends a fair amount of time in the kitchen, or out […]