Prostate Cancer protective smoothie recipe

Prostate Cancer protective smoothie recipe

Belly-licious smoothie Good bacteria is one of the key ingredients to a healthy gut. Yogurt and Kefir are two probiotic foods that provide good bacteria to our digestive systems and are easy to incorporate into your daily diet. This satisfying smoothie is easy on the belly while the citrus flavors…

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To circ or not to circ – The Decision

To circ or not to circ – The Decision

My apologies for my absence in posting. Two good reasons for this: 1. You can probably tell that the site has changed its “look and feel.” We are hoping to make it easier to navigate and provide space for partnerships with credible health related companies and sources. The site is…

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Study: Physical Therapy for IC/PBS

Study: Physical Therapy for IC/PBS

A recent well designed study indicates that myofascial physical therapy can be helpful in people suffering from interstitial cystitis / painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS).   Nuts and bolts of the study   A randomized controlled trial of 10 scheduled treatments of myofascial physical therapy (MTP) vs global therapeutic massage (GTM)…

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Study: Men often die of other causes after prostatectomy

In my clinical practice, I often encourage my post-protatectomy patients to practice an CaPLESS lifestyle not only to prevent prostate cancer recurrence which can happen up to 40% of the times within 10 years (Ward et al. 2005) but to prevent formation of other cancers and heart disease. An CaPLESS…

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Can eating pizza help with prostate cancer?

No. However, it's important to be "holistic but realistic" in our approaches. I, for example, live a very healthy lifestyle. So do my kids. But we have pizza at times. Unless there are severe food allergies or food intolerance's, complete abstinence from  less resourceful foods are not practical - and…

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Yet another drug to help men rise to the occasion

On Friday, the FDA approved another - fil drug for erectile dysfunction (ED) - Avanafil (generic name), Stendra (trade name) Stendra is produced by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation and licensed to Vivus Inc. in the US. This is now the fourth oral drug for ED. The others include: tadalafil (Cialis),…

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Vitamin E – I feel slightly vindicated

    You all know I have been frustrated and calmly irate (if that's possible) regarding the poor and expensive (lack of) science with synthetic vitamin E and prostate cancer. To extract one isoform of vitamin E and isolate it to a supplement as in dl-alpha tocopherol make this dietary…

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Can Metformin help for prostate cancer?

Last week at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting, Dr. Joshua and his team from Toronto presented the results of a small study they conducted with prostate cancer patients and the drug Metformin. Details of the study: 22 men with prostate cancer scheduled for prostate removal had been…

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10 things you must do for Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome

10 things you must do for Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome

If there is a condition that is so misunderstood an under studied it’s Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS). I am not pretending to have all the answers for this complicated condition, but with my clinical experience and sifting through hundreds of scientific papers on this topic, I think…

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Circumcision (and prostate cancer) – the new debate

Can you think a few  controversial topics during the last year; religion? Human rights? How about health care economics? Right up there on the list you would find male circumcision. Male circumcision is the most common surgical procedure in human history. In most developed countries this practice has been abandoned.…

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