1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Weight Loss and Erectile Dysfunction

    Many people are unaware that there is a connection between weight and erections. However, a recent study by Italian scientists found an interesting result of their study of medical weight loss among obese men: one-third of participants significantly improved their sexual function after losing more than ten percent of their body weight. This study has interesting implications for treatment of erect…Read More

  7. Low Testosterone in Young Men

    When most people think of low testosterone, they associate it with older men. While testosterone levels in men decrease every year after age 30, it is also possible for younger men to experience low testosterone. Because of the assumption that low T only affects older men, many younger men do not realize that their symptoms are due to their hormone levels, and may assume something else is wrong. I…Read More

  8. Common Migraine Myths

    June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, so we decided to dedicate this blog to debunking some common myths about migraines. It is common to occasionally experience headaches, but for millions people, migraine headaches are a major source of distress in their daily lives. More than 90 percent of frequent migraine sufferers cannot function normally during an episode. More than half o…Read More

  9. How To Write A Quit-Smoking Plan

    So you have decided to quit smoking. Congratulations! You are about to experience a marked improvement in your health and well-being. However, quitting smoking can be extremely challenging, so to give yourself a significantly better chance at success, consider writing down a quit-smoking plan. This way, you have a strategy and tools to use when you are feeling particularly inclined to smoke. Here,…Read More

  10. Is There Really a “Male Menopause”?

    You may have heard the term “male menopause” before, and wondered what exactly that means. While it is normal to experience changes in hormones as we age, the dramatic changes that occur to women during menopause do not have an equivalent in men. However, men do experience changes in testosterone over time, and some have coined the term “andropause” to refer to these hormonal changes. Andr…Read More