Men’s Health

Men face many health issues in their lives. To help all men stay healthy we have compiled these articles and tips.

It’s often assumed that prostate problems only affect seniors. In my practice as a naturopathic doctor, I have found it affecting men in their forties and even thirties. For this reason, I feel it is important that all men of all ages be educated about the topic and know their options for promoting prostate health. Kno…

Erectile dysfunction is the “persistent inability to attain and maintain an erection sufficient to permit satisfactory sexual performance,” according to an article published in the BC Medical Journal. It is estimated that erectile dysfunction affects 49.4 per cent of men over the age of 40 in Canada. Many factors contr…

If you notice a bulge on your stomach or upper leg, there’s a good chance it is a hernia. A hernia is a protrusion of an organ or other tissues from the inner part of the body, typically affecting the abdominal wall. Commonly, it’s part of the intestine, or fat or other connective tissues that’s poking through a weak s…

There is a new wave of support for men’s health in North America. Much of it is from the shared experience of how healthy your own father was and the impact on the child’s psyche as well as on the entire family. As a result of this awareness and acknowledgment, men are more interested in taking care of their health. On…

Men can be men. This is a common sentiment about trying to get your male spouse or boyfriend or yourself to take some proactive action. It’s high stakes when it comes to your health and overall sense of wellness – there’s nothing more valuable than your health and being free of limiting symptoms or illness. It’s Father…

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month and this article will outline some important facts and useful tips on early detection and prevention. Even though it can be found in men of all ages, testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between 15-35 years of age. The number of cases found each year has been inc…

From generation to generation, men have been notorious for ignoring their health problems which can result in more serious issues. We want to make sure that all men are living a happy and healthy life, which is why we are sharing these 6 easy to follow men’s health tips!  

One of the most common problems men face is related to the prostate gland. This gland is about the size of a walnut and is located just below the bladder and it surrounds the urethra (the urine tube). For such a small gland, it can cause some challenging symptoms such as persistent pain and changes in urination. The th…

One significant area of common concern among men is the importance of hormonal health, particularly in relation to testosterone. Hormones are substances produced by specific cells and glands in one area of the body, transported through the blood, which then stimulate, regulate, or control other areas of the body. Testo…

Fact: men experience disproportionately higher rates of sickness and premature deaths than females, however, their utilization of the preventive health care system lags – this is according to the American Journal of Men’s Health, July 2013. As a male naturopathic doctor, I hear and know of many reasons to avoid seeing…