This is part four of a four-part series on the PSA test in an attempt to demystify the most feared blood marker in men.   Part one: What is PSA and what it does Part two: Benign reason’s why PSA goes up Part three: PSA used for Prostate Cancer Screening  Part four: PSA after prostate… [Read More]

The decision for choosing the right treatment for your type of prostate cancer is akin to buying a house – a big one. Except, now we are talking about your body. And the decision can be life-altering. Welcome to Prostate Cancer Confusion! You are not alone feeling anxious, confused and even mildly depressed from your… [Read More]

Stress is a major contributor to bad health. No question. It contributes to all conditions from cancer to urinary frequency. The question is, what do we do about it? I used to give patients a handout with over twenty tips on how to manage stress and I no one read it, none-the-less followed my advice.… [Read More]

  Knowing your physician’s medical philosophy can be extremely helpful in understanding why he or she is recommending a certain treatment approach for your ailment. I can’t tell you the number of patients who complain to me about their physician who prescribes pharmaceuticals for their condition. “I went to my urologist and all he does… [Read More]

Along with ginger and garlic, curcumin is one of my favorite herbs to prevent and even treat health problems naturally. This potent herb does not only have potent anti-inflammatory properties, which in at by itself is worth taking, but it also has anti-cancer abilities. I am not exaggerating. Now, to be clear, I am not… [Read More]

The United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) on PSA screening The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)  is a government supported panel composed of national medical experts in primary care and researchers (no urologist or oncologist on the panel) who collectively review the evidence for what screening tools and treatments are most useful… [Read More]

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