Virginia Tims-Lawson

A three-way attack on erectile dysfunction

Remember that super sexy foodie scene from the steamiest movie to come out of the late 80s — 9 1/2 Weeks? In “that” scene, the two romantic leads share some sensuous snacks, including grapes and strawberries, while sitting in front of an opened refrigerator. But do you know what was missing?

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Testosterone therapy may hurt men’s hearts

Testosterone therapy is a rapidly growing market – one that’s expected to hit $1 billion by 2024. In addition to improving sexual health, it can boost a man’s general health. But, just like HRT for women, male testosterone replacement therapy is not without risks…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Androgen deprivation therapy raises Alzheimer’s and dementia risk

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. This means many men will face a particularly difficult choice between cancer treatment and the possibility of Alzheimer’s or dementia. There are ways to reduce your risk of prostate cancer and the possibility of androgen therapy…

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Need a testosterone boost? Do something thrilling

Hormones can cause a lot of problems. If your testosterone goes down, so does your libido and energy levels. Your muscles and bones can become weaker, your body fat can go up and you can end up with more rolls around your belly. If you’re a thrill-seeker, there’s a fun way to boost it…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The drugs that increase a man’s risk of diabetes

No one knows exactly why men end up with enlarged prostates as they age but the fact is that benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH affects approximately over 27 million men over the age of 50 per year, making it one of the most common diseases faced by aging men. But the meds used to help cause another problem…

Jenny Smiechowski

The dangerous dietary fat behind rising prostate cancer rates

Last year, the National Cancer Institute delivered good news… Cancer diagnoses and deaths went down again, continuing a promising trend that’s lasted for the past 20 years or so. But there are certain cancers that bucked this trend — like prostate cancer.