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 time to talk about men’s mental health. Mental health is not commonly discussed among men, including within doctors’ offices. The notion that men can feel sad, depressed, go through grief, or need to seek out mental health support has not been normalized. This needs to change. It may be surprising to know that mor…

Hair loss is not considered a disease, but rather a natural condition that occurs with age. In males, balding and hair loss can be caused by a combination of genetics, hormonal changes and aging. Male pattern baldness occurs slowly, beginning around 20 to 30 years of age in most men. Initially men will notice hair beco…

Whether it’s flat or flabby, gut health is an important factor in overall health. Medically speaking the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) is a complex system that involves muscles, nerves, bacteria, hormones and enzymes that work in symphony to support a functioning body. Contrary to what most people think, the gut is…

The prostate gland is a unique walnut-sized organ. Its main function is to produce the milky fluid component of semen, providing a slippery medium for sperm to easily swim within. The prostate gland is located directly below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, a tube which allows urine to flow from the bladder to th…

Men, your nuts and your feelings… yup, we are going there. The month of November has become recognized for bringing awareness to common men’s health issues. Health issues that are unique to men include testicular cancer, prostate cancer and benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). While the gains from this awareness campaign…

It’s been said that men think about sex once every seven seconds. However, this has not been verified and is still up for debate. What we do know however, is sexual health is an important factor for overall wellbeing in males. Sex drive or “libido” as it is commonly described, is an important aspect of sexual health. S…

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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…