1. The Importance of Cancer Screenings for Your Health

    Over the course of your life, you have probably heard thousands of health tips. Get more sleep, exercise, quit smoking, get vaccinated, wear sunscreen… there are so many different steps you can take to help your health. In terms of cancer prevention, one of the most important tips you can take to heart is receiving cancer screenings at the appropriate times in your life. What are cancer screeni…Read More

  2. Improve Gut Health With Probiotics

    If you have been to a health food store recently, you have probably seen a section of probiotics available for purchase. Probiotics are yeasts and live bacteria that are naturally found in the body and taken as a supplement to aid digestive health, and may also have health benefits beyond just your gut. You might be used to thinking of bacteria as a bad thing; however, our bodies host bacteria th…Read More

  3. 5 Benefits of Regular Exercise

    At Men’s Vitality Center in Glendale, many men come to us looking for ways to feel better. Whether they have difficulty sleeping, low mood, fatigue, sexual dysfunction, or digestive issues, there is one solution we will always prescribe: exercise! Regular exercise is essential to your health, and offers a wide variety of benefits to you. If you are looking for motivation to exercise, read on for…Read More

  4. Coping With Back Problems At Work

    Every year, millions of Americans experience back pain in their workplace. Whether it is a stabbing pain in your lower back or a dull ache in your mid-back, back pain makes it difficult to do your job well. Unfortunately, there are many professions that require a lot from your back, such as construction or factory workers. Even people who work in offices can be impacted by back pain. In this blog,…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  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