Mon Aug 21 2017

Category: Men’s Health


Bunk Bed Injuries in Children

Posted in Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Research

There are many causes of injuries around the house and they can be the result of a wide variety of seemingly harmless things.  For instance, injuries from bunk beds send an estimated 36,000 Americans aged 21 and under to the emergency room each year.  Nearly half of the injuries were in young children under the [&hellip

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Do Hair Loss Remedies Really Work?

Posted in Geriatric Health, Hair, Medications, Men's Health, Women's Health

All you have to do is look at television and see all the hair loss remedies that are out there.  Don't get me wrong, there are many hair loss remedies that can be quite effective, but most of them do not work.  You have to understand that you lose a certain amount of hair as [&hellip

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The Male Y Chromosome May Be Disappearing

Posted in Men's Health, Research

There's new information, at least theoretically, that the male Y chromosome could be disappearing.  This work was done at Penn State.  It's in the journal PLoS Genetics.  Researchers say there is a dramatic loss of genes from the human Y chromosome and it could eventually lead to it's complete disappearance over the next million years [&hellip

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Ear Infections Are Often Caused by a Virus

Posted in Men's Health, Pediatrics, The Body, Women's Health

There's a lot of new information about ear infections.  One of the things we've learned about ear infections is that many of the causes are not bacterial, they are, in fact, viral.  I think when you treat someone or you have a family member get treated for an ear infection, whether you're the doctor or [&hellip

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Treating Constipation in Kids

Posted in Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Constipation is a problem we do see in children and when we do see it in children, we have to be particularly concerned becaue kids don't usually get constipated.  If they have that problem, I think it's essential for us to evaluate them and to try to figure out what the causes of the constipation [&hellip

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Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Posted in Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Sudden infant death syndrome is a problem and it is certainly one that is repetitive and it is one that we see again and again.  But one of the things we've found out with SIDS that we can do to help avoid the problem is to realize that with SIDS, we are in a position [&hellip

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Abdominal Pain in Children

Posted in Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Abdominal pain is definitely something that is extremely frustrating and difficult to deal with, but when we see it in children, it can be a sign that a child is reaching out for help.  Abdominal pain in a child is one of those physical symptoms that actually can have long-term effects and I think it's [&hellip

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Weight Loss in Teenagers

Posted in Men's Health, Mental Health, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Weight loss is a normal phenomenon, but when we see a large weight loss in someone who is a teen, I get very concerned.  The reason I'm concerned is because it could be a sign that they're not eating properly, that they're not exactly doing the types of things in their diet they should, and [&hellip

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Diabetes Is Affecting More Teens

Posted in Health Conditions, Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Diabetes is a serious health problem and it's one of those things that we are seeing more and more in teens.  The reason we are is too many teens are basically not exercising, they're eating poor diets, and they're not exactly doing what they need to do.  As a result, they're putting themselves in situations [&hellip

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Should Kids Have a Summer Job?

Posted in Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Should kids have a summer job?  I think they should if they do something with balance.  I think it's very important that when you're talking about summer jobs, you realize that there is a definite need to stay busy, but not to overdo it.  I really believe that kids who have a job actually can [&hellip

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