Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more than eight million Americans and it can be treated or lead to a stroke and heart attack. That’s a lot of ticking time bombs.
Of all men who undergo the “turn your head and cough” exam, 27 percent will be diagnosed with a hernia – a bulge which can occur from a weakness in the lower wall of the abdomen (the inguinal region) that allows fatty tissue and sometimes intestines to push down into the groin.
If so, don’t sweat it, says a new study. While netting 10,000 steps per day is widely considered a gold-standard goal for wellness, that benchmark isn’t rooted in science, note researchers behind a new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital.
The ultra-sunny summer months are upon us, making sunglasses the accessory of the season. But are yours doing their job? Read on for what to consider when shopping for shades, as well as two more tips to help protect your vision year-round.
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Summer’s pleasures are many: lazy hammocks and breezy beach days, lemonade stands and watermelon spitting contests. Yet the hot weather and humidity bring out some less than pleasant aspects of Lowcountry living as well—specifically unpleasantness of the pesky insect variety.
Sexual function is a vital part of men’s health, and for those suffering from erectile dysfunction, life can be frustrating and difficult.