Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing: Why it Matters In this blog, we discuss the importance of having your prostate examined through prostate-specific antigen testing, as well as detail common issues men may experience due to an unhealthy prostate. Unfortunately, most men don’t think twice about their prostate health. In fact, many men believe myths about prostate cancer and
Signs of Low Testosterone As men age, it’s not uncommon for them to experience signs of low testosterone. In fact, low testosterone, or low T, affects two out of 10 men over the age of 60. While everyone produces levels of testosterone, it’s mostly produced by men in the testicles. Testosterone is responsible for a
What Every Man Needs To Know About His Prostate Men everywhere know that prostate health is important, but most of those men never understand why—or what their prostate even is for that matter! As you age, your prostate may grow, causing what we call an enlarged prostate. Or your prostate may experience severe swelling, known
A Spotlight on Men's Health for Men's Health Month Guys, June is all about you. It’s Men’s Health Month! The goal of Men’s Health Month is to shed light on preventable health problems and encourage the early detection and treatment of disease and injury. Health awareness groups all over the country hold screenings,
Pumpkin seeds and prostate health Fall is upon us, and a season staple is the pumpkin! They’re everywhere. In that spirit, we want to take the opportunity to discuss The Great Pumpkin Seed Debate. We have continuous questions regarding potential prostate supplements and ways to keep your prostate healthy. Can pumpkin seeds improve prostate
February 4th is World Cancer Day This day is about making the most of preventing cancer, being knowledgeable about the disease, and taking action in the fight to prevent it. Every year, over 8 million people die from cancer. When it comes to men’s cancer such as prostate and testicular cancer, there are things you
Stress incontinence is when you “leak” urine. This could happen from laughing, sneezing, coughing, or other movements that put stress on that area such as bending over or lifting something. Regardless of when it happens, stress incontinence can be a frustrating condition and it can be treated. Incontinence isn’t simply something that happens with age—there
BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) is very common in men over forty. In fact, nearly all men will experience an enlarged prostate at some point in their later years. Some men will experience symptoms and some won’t. The symptoms of BPH include frequent urination, difficulty urinating, and feeling like you need to urinate and absolutely can’t
It’s probably not something you wanted to bring up at dinner with your dad on Father’s Day, but find time to encourage Dad to visit his urologist this Men’s Health Month. Visiting the urologist, especially as we age, can tell us so many things about our bodies, and even help detect and prevent different ailments.
Men’s Health Month was founded by Men’s Health Network (MHN), a non-profit organization focused on improving the health and wellness of men. MHN was started in 1992 by a group of men’s activists interested in improving health. Men’s Health Month has been an ongoing tradition since 1994, and every June since then people have advocated for men’s health. But how and why?