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Anti-Aging: Constipation Becomes More Common With Age

Anti-Aging: Constipation Becomes More Common With Age

Constipation happens to almost everyone at one time or another, and is more common as you get older, but when it becomes chronic, painful or worrisome, it’s time to see your doctor. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), people worry too much about having a bowel movement every […]

by × April 29, 2008 × 10,240 comments

Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Good Bugs and Bad Bugs

MEN’S HEALTH: Good Bugs and Bad Bugs

Adding probiotics (good bacteria) to your diet can aid digestion and prevent disease. Those ‘good bugs’ are vital to men’s health. A Persian tradition says that the Old Testament patriarch, Abraham, owed his longevity to the consumption of a kefir-like fermented milk. In India, they have always eaten yogurt-like curds […]

by × March 27, 2008 × 10,441 comments

Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Are Your Pipes Getting Too Clean?

MEN’S HEALTH: Are Your Pipes Getting Too Clean?

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. IBS adversely affects the physical health of over 30 million Americans, so it helps to know the current theories and natural therapies available. Bowel problems are not a common topic for polite conversation, but Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a widespread disorder […]

by × March 18, 2008 × 1 comment