23 Apr

Men and Prostate Problems

prostate-exam The prostate gland isn't something we men usually like to think about – until, of course, it begins to act up. Prostate problems, however, affect virtually all men over the age of fifty, and symptoms usually worsen as men age. Benign prostatic hypertrophy is the most common prostate problem in men. It can cause trouble urinating. Doctors often prescribe medicine or advise surgery to fix problems associated with BPH or an "enlarged prostate".

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04 Apr

Men and Low Testosterone

Michael Smith Blogs In an attempt to put anyone not already on a prescription drug on a prescription drug, drug companies are now subjecting us to a legion of ads during primetime television asking men to talk to their doctors about low "T", or low testosterone. 

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28 Mar

5 Foods You Should Eat All The Time

 Michael Smith's Blog on Knowthecause.com

Making new habits often means eliminating your "go-to" foods. And, sometimes, when you're beginning a diet and breaking old habits, it's tough to know exactly what to eat. Instead of reaching for those foods you would normally eat, what do you reach for?

 

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 msmith Diets that cut carbs have been in vogue for a number of years. Mostly, because they work towards most people's primary goal, which is to lose unwanted weight. Carb cutting diets were popularized initially by Dr. Robert Atkins' diet, and many diets have come out over the years that are choose to both keep carbs low and include high levels of protein. Doug Kaufmann's Diet chooses to avoid many of the same foods, but for some very different reasons. 

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28 Feb

ADHD

msmith  There has been quite a bit of concern and controversy around the disease ADHD, which is often diagnosed in young children with the subsequent prescription of powerful, mind altering drugs. Circulating the Internet, you'll find articles claiming that one of the pioneers of ADHD research claimed it to be a "…Fictitious disease," just before he died. 

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