Best PET scan for Prostate Cancer

Best PET scan for Prostate Cancer

Many men with prostate cancer at some point after their diagnosis get a PET scan to see where, if at all, cancer has spread. However, it seems like most people don't know how PET scans work. Let's talk about that... What is a PET scan? A PET scan (positron emission…

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Optimal Hormone Ranges for Men

Optimal Hormone Ranges for Men

  Standard range Best Range Total Testosterone 300 – 1200 ng/dl 600 – 800ng/dl Free Testosterone 6.5 – 26.5pg/ml 15 – 25 pg/ml DHEA-S 280 – 640 mcg/dl 400 – 500 mcg/dl Estradiol <54pg/ml  21 – 30 pg/ml SHBG 20 -60 nmol/L 20 – 40nmol/L

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Opinion: Recent Vitamin D and Fish oil Study

Opinion: Recent Vitamin D and Fish oil Study

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) recruited 25,000 subjects, average age 67 and was split into four groups: One group took 2,000 IUs (international units) of vitamin D3 and 1 gram of omega-3s every day. (1 g per day as a fish-oil capsule containing 840 mg…

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Cell Phone Affects Male Fertility

Cell Phone Affects Male Fertility

[Image from infowars.com] I often (half) joke with friends that if someone were to rob me and ask me for my wallet or my phone, I’d much rather give them my wallet and stay with my phone. I am just as dependent on that thing as much as you. Men…

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The Scoop on Grass-fed Meats

The Scoop on Grass-fed Meats

The demand for grass-fed meats has grown exponentially within the last two decades. That’s because many diets like the paleo diet and more recently the Carnivore diet staunchly promote eating animal products as a major source of food.  For review, a paleo diet (also known as a paleolithic diet or…

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Are Organic Foods Worth it?

Are Organic Foods Worth it?

The organic food market in the United States hit $45.2 billion up from$26.7 billion in 2010. But let’s get right to the point; is organic food better, yes or no? I think the answer is yes and no. Allow me to explain. The word “Organic” unlike the word “Natural” actually…

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Prostate Biopsy Misdiagnosis and Artificial Intelligence

Prostate Biopsy Misdiagnosis and Artificial Intelligence

Imagine for a second that you undergo a prostate biopsy, and the results come up positive for prostate cancer. You then proceed to get your prostate removed so that you don’t succumb to the disease. The prostate gland is then sent to a pathologist to determine the location of cancer…

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