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Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Men who took either of two widely prescribed drugs to treat an enlarged prostate were found to be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study says. Latest Men’s Health News Researchers looked at 39,000 men who took either finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart). They were compared to a control group of 16,000 […]

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Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

The digestive system is complex, which makes the symptoms of colon cancer difficult to catch. As a result, it is vital to attend regular colon cancer screenings. Colon cancer, which is also called colorectal cancer, is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States. For men, the […]

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Is blue balls a real condition?

Is blue balls a real condition?

Blue balls is the slang term for epididymal hypertension. It refers to aching or painful testicles, which some people may experience after sexual arousal that does not result in orgasm. This symptom occurs because blood builds up in the testicles during arousal, causing them to ache if the person remains aroused for too long. Although […]

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What causes a low libido?

What causes a low libido?

Low libido, or reduced sexual desire, can affect both men and women. It is not unusual for a person’s interest in sex to fluctuate over different periods of their life due to hormonal changes, age, and stress. However, low libido can be a problem if it causes stress, affects a person’s overall well-being, or leads […]

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What causes bloody urine in men?

What causes bloody urine in men?

Blood in the urine is a symptom of many common problems in males. The medical term for blood in the urine is hematuria. In this article, learn about nine possible causes of hematuria in males, along with their additional symptoms and information on when to see a doctor. Causes In males, blood in the urine […]

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Jatenzo Approved for Men With Low Testosterone

Jatenzo Approved for Men With Low Testosterone

THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat men with low testosterone, medically called hypogonadism. Latest Men’s Health News The approval covers men with low levels of the male hormone due to specific medical conditions, including genetic disorders such as Klinefelter […]

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High and Low Testosterone Levels in Men

High and Low Testosterone Levels in Men

What is testosterone? Testosterone is considered to be the “male hormone” that’s produced in men by the testes. Although women’s ovaries produce some testosterone, the hormone is produced in much higher concentrations in men and it is responsible for many of the secondary sex characteristics seen in men such as a deeper voice and hair […]

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Normal sperm count: Everything you need to know

Normal sperm count: Everything you need to know

Sperm are male reproductive cells present in the ejaculate. A doctor can tell someone their sperm count using a test called semen analysis. The average sperm count is between 40 million and 300 million sperm per milliliter. This number can vary between testing centers, with the above range coming from Resolve, a nonprofit fertility association. […]

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Supplemental Steroids, Testosterone May Lower Men’s Sperm Counts

Supplemental Steroids, Testosterone May Lower Men’s Sperm Counts

Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who abuse hormones such as testosterone or steroids for bodybuilding can have declines in sperm and testosterone production, researchers say. The good news: these changes seem to reverse once men stop hormone overuse. While the use of nonprescribed male hormones (androgens) has surged […]

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Opioid Overuse Can Lower Hormones to Harmful Levels

Opioid Overuse Can Lower Hormones to Harmful Levels

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Add one more issue to the growing list of harms from opioid abuse: Long-term use may lead to hormone deficiencies that affect a man’s health. Researchers reviewed the latest medical evidence and found that about two-thirds of men using opioids […]