1. The Mind/Body Connection

    In our society, men are often discouraged from expressing their emotions. However, there is evidence that this is to the detriment of our health. When we freely express emotions without judgment, there is evidence to suggest that we are both mentally and physically healthier. In contrast, when we repress our emotions, it causes harm to our physical and emotional selves. In this blog, we will go ov…Read More

  2. Sleep and Your Mental Health

    It is incredibly common for Americans to be sleep deprived. After all, between juggling responsibilities at work, family obligations, and managing a household, it can be easy to prioritize a million things over sleep. Compounded by common challenges such as financial troubles, health concerns, and relationship problems, you may find sleep rather elusive. However, sleep is an integral part of your …Read More

  3. Does Soy Lower Testosterone?

    Every once and awhile, we hear the question, “Does soy lower testosterone?” This question is common because a debate about the effects of soy on men has been going on for years now. Because soy is one of the most widely consumed foods in the world, for men who are concerned about their testosterone levels, they are understandably skeptical about soy. Fortunately, the short answer is that it pr…Read More

  4. Guide to Anger Management, Part Two

    Anger is a healthy and important emotion, but many people, particularly men, struggle with it. In our previous blog, we started going over some tips for dealing with anger. In this blog, we will continue with some more tips that may help you manage your anger. Focus on solutions It’s easy to get frustrated when things aren’t going your way and to focus solely on your anger. Instead, shift your…Read More

  5. Guide to Anger Management, Part One

    While anger issues can affect anyone, men are more often affected by this powerful emotion. This may be due to the way men are socialized. Because it is considered “unmanly” and “feminine” to express emotions such as sadness and disappointment, many men turn to anger as a safe emotion for them to express. It’s normal to feel anger; however, many men find it difficult to deal with it in a…Read More

  6. 7 Tips For Healthy Bones

    At Men’s Vitality Center, we make sure to emphasize the importance of healthy bones for all our patients. While bone health should be a priority for men of all ages, it is particularly important for men under 30 to prioritize bone health. Before age 30, we gain more bone mass than we lose, but after that time, we begin losing more bone mass than we gain. The more bone mass you have at 30, the le…Read More

  7. Unexpected Factors that Influence Testosterone Levels

    Testosterone plays an important role in your health. For example, it contributes to muscle mass, bone density, and sexual function. While it is normal for testosterone levels to drop as you age, when testosterone levels are too low, it can have an impact on your well-being. Men with low T levels experience such symptoms as reduced sex drive, fatigue, low mood, decreased muscle mass and increased b…Read More

  8. 7 Unhealthy Habits For Your Heart

    Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death among men, and it affects one in three American adults. Given the prevalence and severity of this disease, it’s important to prioritize caring for your heart. Unfortunately, many factors in your lifestyle may be negatively impacting your heart. Fortunately, there are some very simple steps you can take on a daily basis to improve your …Read More

  9. Testing Your Fertility

    If you are a man who is trying to conceive a baby with your partner but are not having any luck, it is a good idea to test your fertility. Many men feel embarrassed or ashamed to have their fertility tested, but it is a worthwhile endeavor if you are trying to have a baby. Testing gives you the peace of mind to know there is no problem, or if there is a problem, it helps you take steps to resolve …Read More

  10. Deciding to Get a PSA Test

    A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is the test used to screen for prostate cancer. PSA tests can be a useful tool for detecting prostate cancer early and to determine what treatment would be most effective. PSA tests and digital rectal exams from a men’s health clinic can also be reassuring if you are concerned about prostate cancer. However, getting screened for prostate cancer is not neces…Read More