Category: Men’s Health

Men, Could Your Graying Hair Be A Sign of Increased Cardiovascular Risk?

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There are many factors that may cause graying hair, including genetics, low levels of catalase in the body, and high levels of stress. But the main factor that causes your hair to change from its dark, vibrant tresses to a light gray is due to melanin. Every hair follicle contains pigment cells called melanocytes. When…


Hormones 101: What You Need To Know

We’re heard the term “hormones” since our early teens. Many individuals associate hormones with the reason you start to get acne as a teen or the reason women go through menopause. But what are they exactly and what do they do? What are Hormones? According to Everyday Health, hormones are chemicals that help one part…


Prevention of Osteoporosis in Men By Jun Wang, MS.

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Osteoporosis is a health condition where your bones are weak and brittle. Health risks of osteoporosis may include an increase of fractures of the hip, wrist and spine. Generally speaking, osteoporosis is bone loss and, every day since the day we are born, our bones are becoming weaker and weaker. Before our thirties, the breakdown…


New Study: Genes, Vitamin E & A Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

A study published electronically ahead of print in the Journal of Nutrition, on March 12, 2014 shows that men who use vitamin E more efficiently because of a gene variant have a  much lower risk of developing prostate cancer. The rare genetic variant indicates a higher vitamin E status. “Genetic variants in genes involved in…


Polyphenols in Coffee May Improve Blood Sugar Levels in Men

Coffee is a highly traded commodity, a main reason why it is the subject of epidemiological and clinical studies in respect to safety and the likelihood of health benefits. This new study from Japan may give men who drink coffee reason to brew an extra cup, due to polyphenols in coffee Researchers from the Biological…