Andropause – Male ‘Menopause’

Andropause, also known as male androgen deficiency syndrome, is the male equivalent of female menopause.  It results from diminished levels of testosterone in the body, and exhibits a similar symptom complex to female menopause Testosterone is a hormone secreted by the ovaries, adrenal glands and testes.  It is the primary male sex hormone, responsible for

Are Your Supplements Safe?

The Dilemma Seventy percent of adults in the U.S. take some form of nutritional supplement.  There are many good reasons to consider supplementing a balanced diet with nutritional supplements.  Among them: Many foods are not as rich as they once were in nutrients by the time you consume them – due to depleted or damaged

Controversies of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Few topics in medicine have created more confusion for millions of women than the controversies surrounding hormone replacement therapy (HRT).  For many years, physicians recommended HRT to menopausal women, based upon studies demonstrating significant health benefits and protection against everything from heart disease and osteoporosis, to colon cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.  Then, in a sudden

Chronic Disease

More than one-third of the American population is chronically ill.  That doesn’t factor in the idea that you can be 80 percent unwell before the first symptoms of disease manifest.  Even if you have no outward signs of disease, you may still be heading into a downward spiral that will cause chronic disease later in

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