BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH)

BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH)
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...
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ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF HIV

Advances in the treatment of HIV
ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF HIV... HIV OVERVIEW: 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. The ...
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MEN WOMEN SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION

Men and Suicide
MEN WOMEN SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION. Introduction 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. Depression 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 ...
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Vasectomy – 5 Things Men Should Know

Vasectomy
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...
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Binge drinking can create long-term health risks

Binge drinking long-term health risks
TV and movies often glamorise binge drinking. The truth is that there is nothing beautiful about it. It involves a dangerous pattern of excessive alcohol consumption. Typically, your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) will rise to 0.08 percent or above after binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as having four or more drinks within a two-hour time-frame, for women. For men, binge drinking is identified as having five or more drinks over the course of two hours. Beyond a hangover, this behavio...
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SEX TIPS FOR OVERWEIGHT MEN

SEX TIPS FOR OVERWEIGHT MEN
The internet is full of sex tips for just about every possible subject, but surprisingly there are few sex tips for overweight men. More than half of all South Africans are now classified as medically overweight or obese. Being overweight can have an impact on sexual health and can also create other challenges in bed. So with that in mind, let’s review a few sex tips for overweight men. What is overweight? What constitutes being overweight can vary from individual to individual. Generally acce...
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CHANGES TO LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

High blood pressure
Making healthful changes to your lifestyle is an excellent first step to dealing with your high blood pressure. Your efforts will show results in just a few weeks. Even if your levels don't go down as far as needed, your drug therapy may involve fewer drugs and at lower doses. Research studies have shown that the following strategies can lead to modest but lasting decreases in blood pressure. The payoff is big: Healthy blood pressure reduces your risk of stroke, heart failure and kidney disea...
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Sexual Insecurities Men Have and How to Address Them?

Sexual Insecurities
The negative perception that the society sends about men and sex is often unfair and inaccurate. Men are portrayed as thoughtless sex maniacs. Society thinks, all men want is sex and nothing else matters. This really denies a large portion of men’s sexual realities, which includes their insecurities. For men to obtain sexual health it involves addressing insecurities, but, within a society that pretends men shouldn’t have any, even taking the first step of acknowledging them can be difficult...
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Valentines Day Ideas for Couples

Valentines ideas
Valentines Day Ideas Since January there has been a lot of buzz on social media about a fictional #Mensconference, which is scheduled to happen from the 13 to 15 February. All men in the country have been invited. In addition we hear talk that this event was organized by Mens Clinic International. We have no association or planning on organizing a conference for men. It is a great idea, to get all men in one place and talk about everything that is related to men’s health. However, you can vi...
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Sexual frequency – How Often?

Sexual frequency
Many people are wondering about sexual frequency and if they are having enough sex, too little sex, too much sex or they really do not give it two thoughts. Perhaps you think that you are not having as much sex as your friends bragging by the braai. By sex many people have a set definition of it and that is penetration. Many factors influence the amount of sex that couples have, relationship status, health and age. As certain life stages happen to couples the rate and frequency can also c...
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