- March 1st, 2013
Fibromyalgia is a complex illness to diagnose and to treat. There is not yet a diagnostic test to establish that someone has it, there is no cure, and many fibromyalgia symptoms—pain, fatigue, problems sleeping, and memory and mood issues—can overlap with or get mistaken for other conditions.
- February 1st, 2013
February is all about the heart! Love is in the air and this month has been set aside by the American Heart Association to promote education on how to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.How hormones, happiness, and love promote cardiovascular healthBy Laurie Heap, MD
- June 1st, 2010
No matter how rugged your guy, his skin is just as sensitive as yours—perhaps even more delicate. Male hormones, such as androgen, trigger increased production of sebum, the skin’s natural oils, which encourages bacteria and fungus overgrowth. Ironically, these conditions lead to dry, irritated skin, says Cindy Angerhofer, PhD, executive director of botanical research at Aveda.Help him choose and use safe, natural products.By Joel Warner
- October 1st, 2009
Aside from the television commercials depicting couples dancing or holding hands in claw-footed bathtubs, erectile dysfunction (ED) has remained a relatively taboo topic.The most effective natural remediesBy Kris Kucera and Hilary Oliver
- June 1st, 2009
Most of us have no problem casually mentioning, say, our high blood pressure or diabetes to perfect strangers. But when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), most of us would rather crawl into a dark cave than discuss these types of anatomically awkward conditions with our close friends or doctors.
Naturally effective treatments for those all-too-embarrassing STDsBy Kris Kucera
- February 1st, 2009
Turns out it’s not called horny goat weed for nothing. Scientists testing alternatives to Viagra found that a new, modified extract of the herb (aka Epimedium brevicornum) may treat erectile dysfunction as well as Viagra with far fewer side effects.By Bryce Edmonds
- February 1st, 2009
Nothing surpasses it on the Richter scale of pure pleasure (except perhaps chocolate). Not many women can live without it. And the mere mention of it can silence a cacophonous cocktail party (“You slept with whom?”).
Sex with the same partner can lose its luster after you've been at it for decades. How do you transform the perfunctory into the passionate? One writer bares all in her quest to liven up her libido.By Susan Moran
- December 1st, 2008
If you and your partner are having trouble conceiving, a soy-rich diet may be partially to blame. A small study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that men who ate roughly half a serving of soy food a day (about 1 cup of soy milk or one serving of tofu every other day) had significantly lower sperm concentrations than men who didn’t eat soy.
By Nora Simmons
- November 1st, 2008
Most men know that “the Little Blue Pill” allows their equipment to work better, but they may not realize that Viagra doesn’t do a thing for their libido. And who wants to deal with such harrowing side effects as sudden vision loss, stroke, or painful marathon four-hour erections?Since turning 40, my sex drive has plummeted. Should I take Viagra?By Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH
- September 1st, 2008
Need more inspiration than your growing love handles to get you off that couch? New research published in the British Journal of Cancer found that men who work out at least 30 minutes a day have a 34 percent lower risk of dying from cancer than men who exercise less frequently or not at all.