STROKES - WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
A stroke was once viewed as a single damaging attack. However newer research shows it develops over years. Risk factors or conditions that may lead to stroke include high blood pressure, smoking, heart disease, and diabetes – and the risk increases with age. Below is information on strokes that you should know.
A blood clot usually causes a stroke. The clot stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain. Susequently, there is a sudden partial loss of brain fun...
EAT YOUR VEGETABLES FOR PROSTATE HEALTH
Mom was right about those vegetables. Firstly, it appears that a reduced risk of aggressive prostate cancer is associated with eating more cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower. In other words eat your vegetables for better prostate health!
Several studies have demonstrated an association between eating vegetables and a reduced risk of prostate cancer. However, study results have not been consistent and many have not investigated the associ...
What is BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH) ?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. Further, it is a non-cancerous disorder, an enlarged prostate is the most common prostate health problem among men.
BPH may result in a range of uncomfortable symptoms. In addition as the prostate slowly continues to enlarge, symptoms may gradually worsen, interfering with sleep, physical comfort and routine activities. In rare cases, an untreated enlarged prostat...
ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF HIV...
The outlook for people living with HIV has significantly improved over the past two decades. Many people who are HIV-positive can now live much longer, healthier lives when regularly taking antiretroviral treatment.
Life expectancy for people living with HIV and receiving treatment increased significantly from 1996 on. There is ongoing development of antiretroviral drugs. This has resulted in a highly effective HIV treatment regimen.
MEN WOMEN SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION.
Men women suicide and depression. Men commit suicide more often than women do. This is partly because they're more likely to use deadlier means like guns. Depression, which is estimated to affect around 7 percent of men in any given year, is an important risk factor for suicide.
Sadly, male depression appears to be under diagnosed - mostly because men are less likely than women are to seek treatment for it. In addition, men don't ...
A vasectomy is a simple, minimally invasive surgical procedure. Vasectomy is a form of male birth control to prevent pregnancy. During this 30-minute procedure, a surgeon cuts the tubes that transport sperm within the male reproductive system. A vasectomy is extremely effective in preventing pregnancy. It does not affected a mans health.
What you should know:
The procedure doesn’t last long, and it can be performed in your doctor’s office
While there is some pain after the procedure, i...
Most men dont talk about the pain of piles – but many should! Piles, are varicose veins of the rectum or anus. They are common in middle and later life, often caused by years of constipation. The three different types include:
Internal haemorrhoids - Found inside the rectum, these are painless but tend to bleed
Prolapsed haemorrhoids - A more severe and painful form of internal haemorrhoids, these veins push through the anus and hang out of the body, particularly after going to the...
Most men want to be good lovers. This one should go without saying, but there are a surprising number of people out there who don’t care about their partner’s experience. Even if you’re just in a casual sexual relationship with someone who has a vulva, you should still be invested in their pleasure.
It should feel good to make another person feel good. Ask them how you can make the evening enjoyable for them. Spend time focusing on just their body. Tell them how much it turns you on to hear t...
You've been trying to start a family for over a year. All the conditions appear to be right, but nothing has happened so far. Could it be a low sperm count?
Oligospermia – the medical name for a low sperm count - is one cause of male infertility. While it takes only a single sperm to fertilise an egg (ovum), the odds of a single sperm reaching the egg are very low.
A normal sperm count is 20 million or more sperm per milliliter of semen. In order to father a child, at least 60 percent of t...