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When it comes to overactive bladder, it’s time for the truth

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Like many common problems, there can be a lot of bad information and misconceptions around them. This is particularly true when it comes to overactive bladder. It’s a problem for many of us — the National Association for Continence reports Learn more »

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European study just as relevant to American men

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A new long-term study was recently presented at the European Association of Urology Congress in Munich, Germany, comparing the results of prostate cancer treatment methods, which include: Active surveillance (AS) Immediate curative treatment Active surveillance (ongoing monitoring) was shown to Learn more »

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Recognizing signs and avoiding kidney stones

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Kidney stones are solid pieces of material that form in our kidneys due to high levels of certain substances that are normally found in our urine. A small stone may pass on its own, causing little or no pain. A Learn more »

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Understanding incontinence in men

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According to the National Association for Continence (yes, there is such a thing), urinary incontinence in men is common, but distinctly different problem for men than it is for women. Here are just a few of the reasons why: • Learn more »

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Your beard just got more amazing

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Next time someone asks you about your beard, mustache, sideburns, chin strap, soul patch or scruff, you’ll have a story to tell that might surprise them — and you. Turns out there’s more to having facial hair than just liking Learn more »

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Women play an important role in their men’s health

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Women can often take the leadership role when it comes to healthy habits in their relationships. You might encourage your boyfriend to go the gym; you might convince your husband he needs to get more sleep; you might even change Learn more »

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Should men shave their armpits?

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Males in a recent survey were asked if they shave their armpits, and 68% of the respondents said, “Yes!” — at least often enough to keep it neat and trimmed, mostly for aesthetic reasons, some for athletics. Only about one Learn more »

Posted in Men's Health |

What’s causing your erectile dysfunction? It might be time to find out.

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It’s estimated that Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects some 30 million men in the U.S. Certainly the sheer number of ads for ED drugs across all media – from TV to magazines to the Internet – should tell us that there Learn more »

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Understanding your bladder control problem

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The good news about urinary incontinence is that it can often be treated. You don’t have to assume it’s a problem you simply have to “live with” because there’s nothing to be done. If you are experiencing urine leakage or Learn more »

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What you need to know about kidney stones

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They can be intense Mothers who’ve given birth without any kind of pain block often report that the pain of passing their kidney stone was worse. Signs you might have a kidney stone: Pain in your lower back on one Learn more »

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