Most Doctors Still Don’t Discuss PSA Screening

A new survey in 2017 of 217,053 American men found that fully 70% were not told about the advantages and disadvantages before undergoing PSA screening for prostate cancer.  As most patients know, effective communication is the cornerstone of a successful...

Common Medications Affect PSA

Several classes of common medications lower serum total prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels according to a 2010 publication by Chang, et al. Statins, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and thiazide diuretics, among the most commonly used drugs in the...

Tea and Onions Beat Wine

Red wine is widely touted as a healthy beverage rich in antioxidant proanthocyanidins (which are short chains of flavonoids hooked together). However, one small study in adult men showed that in fact they absorbed far more of these healthy compounds from black tea or...

Video Interview on Prostate Health

This is a July 30, 2007 recording of a live call-in show I was on regarding prostate health. Watch it for free any time by clicking on the link below. Naturopathic Perspective: Prostate...

Radio Interview on Men’s Health

I was recently interviewed by Lauren Noel, ND of San Diego on her radio show online, and you can listen in to the recording of it now. We discussed prostate health and problems, sexual dysfunction, and many other topics, all from a naturopathic perspective of course....

Hernias: Surgery or Not?

Last updated 11 Jan 2011 Inguinal hernias are quite common in men. They occur in the groin area and are well-known to be associated with improper lifting technique. A hernia of this type is when a piece of small intestines moves through a weakness in the muscular wall...