Men’s Issues

Male Breast Cancer

Male breast cancer is one of the rarest forms of cancer, but about 1,600 new cases are diagnosed each year, and about 400 men will die of this disease. The average age at diagnosis is 65, but men of any age can be affected. Risk factors The cause (or causes) of breast cancer in men, as in women, is not known, but certain risk factors have been associated with a higher incidence of disease. These...

Men Should Be Aware of Prostate Cancer Concerns

Aside from skin cancers, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men and early detection is essential to prevent serious illness. Here is what you need to know. According to Dr. William Boykin, an urologist in Winchester, Tennessee, approximately 20% of males will get prostate cancer during their lifetime. Whether that cancer is symptomatic or not depends on the case. The...

Is there a male birth control pill?

Is there a male birth control pill? If so, when will it be available? If not, why? According to Richard Anderson of Edinburgh University in Scotland, "Male contraception is now becoming a reality instead of a 'cloud cuckoo land' where it's been for a long time." In fact, after more than 30 years of research, scientists feel that a male hormonal contraceptive will be available in about five to...

How to Wash Your Face Like a Chick and Still Be a Man

How to Wash Your Face Like a Chick and Still Be a Man Since about age 12, women usually set out on a crusade to find the perfect skin care regimen. They read magazines, they get facials, they consult experts, they ask their mothers and they try every new product on the market. Unfortunately, men are taught early on that caring about their skin is a 'chick thing,' but it's not! Men get old too! Guys may not like the idea of having a skin "regimen" or...

Risk of Heart Attack For Men ED or Impotence; Several Studies Found

Risk of Heart Attack For Men ED or Impotence; Several Studies Found Sexual dysfunction (ED) or impotence is often associated with disorders such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, nervous system disorders, and depression. The word "impotence" may also be used to describe other problems that interfere with sexual intercourse and reproduction, such as lack of sexual desire and problems with ejaculation or orgasm. In general, erectile dysfunction is...

Men's Sexual Health Problem: Its Various Risk and Causes

Men's Sexual Health Problem: Its Various Risk and Causes Men have other kinds of sexual problems including lack of desire and problems with ejaculation like premature ejaculation, yet impotence is the most common and troubling. Erectile dysfunction: The problem of an inadequate erection is probably one of the biggest issues a man confronts. Most men experience erectile problems on occasion, but impotence, also called erectile dysfunction, is defined as...

Male Genital Hygiene May Accelerate the Risk of HIV Infection

Male Genital Hygiene May Accelerate the Risk of HIV Infection Balanitis, nothing but a disease is usually caused by poor hygiene in uncircumcised men. The inflammation can be due to infection, harsh soaps, or failure to properly rinse soap off while bathing.It may cause: Redness of foreskin or penis, rashes on the head of the penis ,foul-smelling discharge painful penis and foreskin . Serious Complications may also cause: Scar and narrow the opening of...

Causes of Impotence and Sterility in Male

Causes of Impotence and Sterility in Male Impotence is the inability of a person to perform sexual intercourse. Sterility is the inability of the male to beget children, and in the female the inability to conceive children. About 10 to 15% of all married couples are involuntarily sterile. A person can be sterile without being impotent, or he can be impotent without being sterile, or both may co-exist. Frigidity is the inability to...

Weight Gaining after Childbirth /Post Pregnancy Minimized by Light Exercise

Weight Gaining after Childbirth /Post Pregnancy Minimized by Light Exercise Overweight and obesity affect approximately one half of the U.S. adult population,and the proportion of those with obesity, defined as a body-mass index (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) of 30 or more, has increased by 50 percent during the past decade. Because obesity, once established, is difficult to reverse, the development of effective strategies for...

Manganese (MN) is Essential for Male Fertility /Reproduction

Manganese (MN) is Essential for Male Fertility /Reproduction There are two kinds of minerals: macrominerals and trace minerals. Macro means "large" in Greek (and your body needs larger amounts of macrominerals than trace minerals). The macromineral group is made up of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, chloride, and sulfur. A trace of something means that there is only a little of it. So even though your body needs trace minerals, it needs...

Impairment of Olfactory Function Such as Nasal Congestion, Odor / Smelling Disorder for Viagra (Sildenafil)

Impairment of Olfactory Function Such as Nasal Congestion, Odor / Smelling Disor Sexual health and function are important determinants of quality of life. As Americans age, disorders such as erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence are becoming increasingly more important. Because this subject is discussed widely in the media, men and women of all ages are seeking guidance in an effort to improve their relationships and experience satisfying sex lives.It is more common in men...

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) of Depressed Diabetic

Erectile Dysfunction (Ed) of Depressed Diabetic Being diagnosed with diabetes is a major life stress. It requires a large number of physical and mental accommodations. The individual must learn about a complex system of dietary and medical interventions. Lifestyle, work, and school schedules may have to be altered. This can consume a lot of energy for both the individual and his or her family. Just as important, are the psychological...

Estimation of Childbirth / Labor Onset Before 24 Hours by Vaginal Fluid

Estimation of Childbirth / Labor Onset Before 24 Hours by Vaginal Fluid No one knows for sure what triggers labor — and every woman's experience is unique. But understanding the typical signs and symptoms can help you know what to expect as your due date approaches. Experts don't fully understand what triggers the onset of labor, and there's no way to predict exactly when it will start. Your body actually starts "preparing" for labor up to a month before you give...

Obese Prostate Cancer Patients are at Higher Risk of Dying from Their Illness

Obese Prostate Cancer Patients are at Higher Risk of Dying from Their Illness Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly occurring cancers in men in the United States, and is the second leading cause of cancer death in men. In 2002, approximately 189,000 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the United States and about 30,2000 men will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Some prostate cancers grow very slowly and might not...