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Soap and Toothpaste Cause Infertility in Men?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Detoxification, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Uric Acid Associated With Hip Fractures

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 1, 2019 3:05:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Body Health, Women's Health

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 We all want good working hips throughout our lifetime.  A recent study found that older men (age 65 and up) who had higher uric acid levels were 62% more likely to fracture a hip.  High uric acid levels were associated with higher rate of hip fractures in older men and not women.

Higher levels of serum uric acid had a protective bone effect in postmenopausal women. Women with low uric acid levels had a 40% increased risk for osteoporosis.  

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What Do Big Toe and Penis Have in Common?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 11, 2019 11:37:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health

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Your big toe and your penis? That's according to the results of a cross-sectional survey of men at a rheumatology clinic.  \

I'll end the medical suspense. Men who suffer from severe gout usually have erectile dysfunction or ED. It makes sense to screen patients with gout for ED.

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Cannabis, Sperm and Infertility in Young Men

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health

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What's UP? Viagra ED Drug Linked to Melanoma

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 3, 2019 2:38:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Sexual Health

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Viagra is not all magic.

It can double your risk of melanoma. My health message today concerns all of the older men who use Viagra for erectile dysfunction because taking it doubles your risk of melanoma.

Forget about the earlier reports of sudden blindness; melanoma is worse.

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Low Testosterone - answers to questions you might be afraid to ask

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 1, 2019 2:17:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health

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Low T has been in the medical news for a while now.

First it was said to cause cardiovascular disease then the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists said it didn't. What is the low down on low T? We need to separate fiction from facts.  

What causes Low T and how many men have it?

 

 

 

 

 

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The French Grape Theory of Sperm

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Detoxification

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What caused French sperm counts to fall by a third? We may have to enlist Poirot to solve this mystery.  So far, the facts are 26,000 men from Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees in Southwestern France where Bordeaux is made had a significant decline in the number and quality of their sperm.  

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The Genetically Challenged Species of Men

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 27, 2019 11:54:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Detoxification, Healthy Living, Women's Health

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"Boys will be boys" as the saying goes.  Did you know the Y chromosome makes men more vulnerable to environmental toxins than girls?  I have lectured on this subject because international epidemiological studies prove that brain and endocrine development disruption are some the first consequences seen after environmental exposures especially in boys. 

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Is the Night Shift Causing a Shift in your Sexual Health?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 22, 2017 10:41:02 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health

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Men's sexual and urological health may be significantly impacted by shift work and sleep disorders.

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Testosterone Therapy in Prostate Cancer Patients - I.V. Ozone

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health

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Testosterone therapy is a $2 Billion industry as men seek its use for a variety of reasons, but does it pose a threat to fueling prostate cancer?

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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