What Men Don't Know About Their Health and Aging Can Hurt Them

Date: July 1st, 2006

If you are a middle-aged or older man, do you assume that a decline in energy, low libido, moodiness, and weight gain are just part of “normal aging”? If so, you are like many American men who do not understand that these symptoms may be a sign of low testosterone (Low T), an often treatable condition. Low T is known medically as hypogonadism and can be accompanied by fatigue, inability to concentrate, increased irritability or depression, reduced muscle mass and strength,

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What You Should Know About BPH

Date: October 1st, 2004

As they get older, many men find themselves making more nightly trips to the bathroom. They may fear that this sort of problem is an unavoidable consequence of aging, or - worse - a sign that they have prostate cancer. The good news is that urinary difficulties are most likely a sign of BPH - a common and treatable condition that affects half of men over 50. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is the technical term for prostate enlargement that is not caused

Testosterone: An Antidote to Aging?

Date: October 1st, 2000

Testosterone, the most important of the male sex hormones, has been both touted and blamed for the critical role it plays in making men men. It has been praised for building muscle, fueling a healthy libido and maintaining energy levels. It has also been faulted for making some men overly aggressive. But the level of testosterone peaks in a man's body in his 20s and gradually declines with age. Can it get too low and what happens if it does?