prostate

  • The Emotional Side of Prostate Cancer

    One in six American men will receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer in their lifetime—but that statistic is meaningless until you are the one diagnosed with prostate cancer. Because prostate cancer is a “silent disease” (only producing symptoms in its advanced stages) most men will be shocked when they receive the news.

    Weighing the treatment options
    By Rick Redner
  • Toward Better Prostate Health

    Prostate issues are some of the biggest health concerns for men today. In 2013, nearly 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 30,000 will die. And other prostate problems can’t be ignored: benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatitis (prostate inflammation) result in pain, discomfort, and inconvenience, impacting quality of life.

    An integrative approach
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
  • Keep Taking Your Fish Oil

    The mass media flew into action in early July reporting titillating headlines related to a paper by Theodore Brasky, PhD, and his colleagues at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center suggesting a slight link between plasma levels of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and prostate cancer risk.

    Response to a recent negative report
    By Luke Huber, ND, MBA, Kira Schmid, ND, and Blake Gossard, on behalf of Life Extension
  • Caring for the Prostate

    The prostate is an odd, walnut-sized organ at the base of the pelvis below the bladder. When functioning properly, most men don’t even know it’s there. On the other hand, men with a prostate issue think of little else. Conditions like prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostatitis can cause pain and discomfort, and dramatically reduce quality of life.

    An integrative lifestyle can help you be proactive with your prostate.
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc, MS
  • Prostate Help

    The fear and pain that come with prostate cancer and the radical prostatectomy that often accompanies it can crush any man’s spirits. But to add insult to injury, many men experience incontinence that can last more than a year after the surgery. A few simple exercises, however, can help end any Depends dependence.

    By Nora Simmons
  • Prostate Help

    The fear and pain that come with prostate cancer and the radical prostatectomy that often accompanies it can crush any man’s spirits. But to add insult to injury, many men experience incontinence that can last more than a year after the surgery. A few simple exercises, however, can help end any Depends dependence.

    By Nora Simmons