Men's Health

Prostate And Dhea

Q: I am 46 years old with no history of prostate enlargement at all. My doctor, who is member of A4A, prescribed me DHEA as I was running out of energy during the day. This occurred after the proper...
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DHEA is a hormone that the body uses to make other hormones, particularly testosterone and estrogen.  When DHEA is given there is no way to anticipate exactly what hormone the body will... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 4/11/2008
Category: Men's Health

Arginine And Diabetes

Q: Hi Dr., I have diabetes type 2, also hi BP & cholesterol, 1 kidney with stage 3 kidney disease, overweight 323 lbs, my question is: am I able to use arginine along with my meds, I feel in pretty...
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As an amino acid, Arginine does not have many known interactions with other medications.  It can increase nitric oxide production which stimulates the relaxation of blood vessels.  This... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 4/9/2008
Category: Men's Health

Arginine And Growth Hormone

Q:

Hi, I am 23 years old and 5 foot 6 inches.  I would like to increase my height and have heard that Arginine can work to boost HGH levels....

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 I am afraid not.  At age 23, whether you are male or female, most of the growth in your long bones is complete.... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 3/17/2008
Category: Men's Health

Men And Prostate Problems

Q: Im very concerned about developing prostate problems. Do you have any advice?
A: Problems with the prostate are very common in men, especially as they age. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It is located below the bladder. The... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. L. Sorensen
Date: 12/6/2007
Category: Men's Health

Prostate Cancer

Q: Do all men have some kind of cancer when they die?
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I think what you’re referring to is the notion that many men after they die are discovered to have prostate cancer on autopsy.  In a normal setting, prostate cancer is... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 10/30/2007
Category: Men's Health

Boosting Testosterone Levels

Q: Hi, I would like to know which herbal product will aid in increasing the testosterone levels and increasing dopamine and neropinephrine levels?
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There are several important issues to address when dealing with migraine headaches. One of the first things I recommend is to do an elimination diet that removes the most common food offenders... Read_More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 9/21/2007
Category: Men's Health