I don’t think in the history of mankind a wise man ever said, “Worry about it.” But let’s face it. You’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer. You’re worrying. You’re probably contemplating chemical or surgical treatment. But do you remember a few weeks ago when I posted about the man from Santa Rosa who decided to… [Read More]

  I have the good fortune of having helped  thousands of patients regain and rebuild their health at my clinic, mostly men. But I admit, I get frustrated when a patient “falls off the horse” and “stay of the horse” when they receive good news… “Your PSA dropped from 5.2 to 3.1” “Your cholesterol is now… [Read More]

  Imagine your smoke alarm won’t stop beeping. Has that happen to you? Every day, every hour, maybe every half hour. It starts to get annoying, to the point where you BEEP can’t function. It’s like Chinese water torture. BEEP. So you call up a the BEEP guy who says he knows how to fix… [Read More]

Up until now, the usual screening process for prostate cancer has involved an uncomfortable amount of guesswork. It started with a PSA test (which is already controversial), and then, if your PSA was high, doctors would perform a biopsy—meaning they would insert a biopsy gun into your rectum and take tissue samples from your prostate.… [Read More]

The search for the male fountain of youth dates back to 1849 through the experiments of Arnold Berthold where he castrated roosters, and subsequently implanting the testes back to the animals where he noticed physiologic and behavioral changes connected to a substance secreted by the testes. Later on in France, Dr. Charles E. Brown-Séquard, a… [Read More]

When we think about our health, the first things that come to mind are usually diet and exercise, not drinking too much, not smoking, taking our medicine, avoiding illness, and maybe paying attention to our psychological health—all very self-focused. But a long, ongoing study from Harvard suggests that one of the best ways to stay… [Read More]

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