Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

Couple Talking about Erectile Dysfunction

Sometimes referred to as male impotence, erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection.  According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease as many as 30 million men in the United States… Continue Reading…

Omega-3 Supplements May Help Reduce Triglyceride Levels According to American Heart Association

A recent CNN news report stated, “A new advisory from the American Heart Association says that prescription omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce very high triglyceride levels by 20 to 30%, and the medications can be used safely in conjunction… Continue Reading…

Asthma Symptoms and Treatment with Prescription Inhaled Medication

What is Asthma? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as many as 1 in 13 people in the United States have asthma.  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation states that the number of people diagnosed with asthma has been… Continue Reading…

Walking is Smart Exercise for Seniors

Woman resting after walking outside

You don’t have to walk far and you don’t have to walk fast, but you really should walk.  According to a study at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, you can get the same health benefits walking as you can by running. … Continue Reading…

Is it Overactive Bladder or Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Toilet Paper with Over Active Bladder Written

Overactive bladder is a condition in which the bladder is not able to hold urine normally. With overactive bladder,  the detrusor, a muscle in the bladder, contracts more often than it should, which makes you feel like you must urinate… Continue Reading…

PrEP for Preventing and treating HIV – Is generic emtricitabine/tenofovir as effective as brand-name Truvada®?

Happy Couple together

There are a lot of questions around PrEP and what medications may or may not do. You may have heard about PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis, as a way for people who do not currently have HIV, but who may be at… Continue Reading…

Don’t be embarrassed ! Tips for Help you Talk to Your Doctor about Erectile Dysfunction

Man embarrassed talking about erectile dysfunction

There is no reason to feel ashamed about any medical condition, but some men may find that talking to their doctor about erectile dysfunction (ED) is embarrassing.  So embarrassing, in fact, they may avoid completely, sometimes hiding their condition for… Continue Reading…

What is Psoriasis and how is it Treated?

If you have itchy flaky skin with red bumps and silvery or white scales of skin on your hands, elbows or other parts of your body, you may have a skin condition known as psoriasis.  Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune… Continue Reading…

Are you having a Heart Attack or is it Heartburn?

Senior Woman with chest pain

Important: At the first sign of unusual chest discomfort or chest pain, especially if the pain is sudden and severe, do not hesitate to seen emergency care or call 911.  Self-diagnosis can be dangerous. The symptoms of heart attack and… Continue Reading…