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In Defense of Men’s Health: How Do We Remain Healthy in a Society Designed Against Us?

In Defense of Men’s Health: How Do We Remain Healthy in a Society Designed Against Us?

As a specialist in men’s health, I have become keenly aware of what motivates men to address their main health concerns. Men’s health is important, and it deserves greater attention from both individual men and society. Yet, unfortunately, it is not always addressed or taken seriously. I still get chuckles from strangers, or second glances […]

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When Should You See Your Natural Doctor?

When Should You See Your Natural Doctor?

Today people are busier than ever and it is often hard to find time to see your doctor. It is common to wait until you are severely ill in our culture and then make an appointment with your physician. Often the patients that come to the doctor didn’t go soon enough, or are the anxious […]

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Chronic Pain: Alternatives to Dangerous Pain Medications, Cortisone Injections, and Surgery

Chronic Pain: Alternatives to Dangerous Pain Medications, Cortisone Injections, and Surgery

Is Pain Relief worth risking your life? Did you know that people die from overdosing on their pain medications?  Maybe you have seen it on the nightly news. Prescription painkillers are considered a major contributor to the total number of medication related deaths in American. In 2007, nearly 28,000 Americans died from unintentional drug poisoning, […]

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Is Estrogen Really Necessary for Perimenopause?

Is Estrogen Really Necessary for Perimenopause?

As a woman enters perimenopause and begins to experience initial symptoms, the common assumption by healthcare professionals is the need for supplemental estrogen. In reality, a woman’s estrogen levels do not begin to decline until the final 6-12 months of perimenopause. Hot flashes that occur at the early outset are often a result of rising […]

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Can Hormone Therapy Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Can Hormone Therapy Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries?

With the rise of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) haunting Department of Defense statistics over the last several years, the importance of finding safe and reliable treatments for brain-related injuries in military veterans and civilians alike is greater than ever. Long deemed “shell shock” or “PTSD,” our understanding of brain injuries – and how to treat […]

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In Defense of Men’s Health: How Do We Remain Healthy in a Society Designed Against Us?

In Defense of Men’s Health: How Do We Remain Healthy in a Society Designed Against Us?

As a specialist in men’s health, I have become keenly aware of what motivates men to address their main health concerns. Men’s health is important, and it deserves greater attention from both individual men and society. Yet, unfortunately, it is not always addressed or taken seriously. I still get chuckles from strangers, or second glances […]

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The Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

The Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Summer has arrived in the Pacific Northwest and with the higher temperatures more people can be seen running and cycling outside.  As the daylight hours increase, we will be more active and will need more energy throughout the summer months.  According to many traditions, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera, Solanaceae family) is a perfect herbal support for […]

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Nettles For Male Vitality

Nettles For Male Vitality

Urtica dioica, commonly referred to as Stinging Nettles or simply Nettles, is a perennial herb native to the moist, shaded forests of Europe and North America. It can be found quite easily at low-to-middle-elevations, thanks to its stinging hairs. The hairs, which contain formic acid, also found in fire ants, are just one aspect of […]

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The Benefits Of Cinnamon For Men

The Benefits Of Cinnamon For Men

During the winter months I mix cinnamon powder (C. zeylanicum) with other spices in my egg nog and put cinnamon sticks in my hot apple cider.  You also may have indulged in cinnamon cookies, cinnamon and nutmeg spiced egg nogs, and cinnamon-spiced cider with friends, co-workers during holiday parties, or with family during the winter […]

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