The New York Attorney General recently targeted GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart for selling misleading and/or adulterated dietary supplements. The supplement industry is a 30 BILLION dollar a year industry and half of Americans are taking a self-prescribed supplement. How do we know that the products we take are safe? How do we know that … More Why Are Goats Horny And How Do I Get My Hands On One?
There has been a lot of controversy regarding screening for prostate cancer but one point that cannot be argued is the decreased death rate from prostate cancer since the approval of the use of PSA (the blood test for prostate cancer) by the US Government. Screening for prostate cancer saves lives. Screening consists of a … More Better Prostate Health, Part II.
I get this question all the time: do I really need my prostate? The prostate is important for reproduction, so I guess if you’re done having kids you technically don’t need it. The problem is you can’t just remove it without a whole host of sexual and urinary side effects, so the best thing to … More Better Prostate Health, Part I.
One of the reasons why I love my job is I get to discuss topics that are typically considered taboo. Take “squirting” for example. A search for this topic will bring up a host of porn sites that would make even the raunchiest of us blush. Yet, in this month’s Journal of Sexual Medicine, Salama, … More Are You A Squirter?
To come up with a solution, one must identify the problem. In our past few essays, I have discussed some of the causes of erectile dysfunction. Now I will discuss the solutions and I sincerely hope my readers will see how simple this is and will conclude that you don’t have to suffer with ED: … More Erectile Dysfunction: The Solution, part one
Quick! When NFL players wear pink, what does it mean? How about MLB players? Do you know in what month this happens? Now, do you know when Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is? It is the most common cancer in the US and the second highest cause of cancer death after lung cancer. How about Men’s … More The State of American Men’s Health 2014
Dr. Agins was the guest expert in the latest issue of Arrowhead Health’s outstanding publication, Healthstyle Magazine, answering a question about low testosterone. Please check out the link below. You will find the article on page 10.
It seems to me that almost every man I see these days happens to be taking testosterone. This is surprising because I do this for a living and I don’t write anywhere near the same number of prescriptions as I should based on what I am seeing. It turns out that I am not too … More If I Called an Electrician to Help Me Manage a Plumbing Problem, Would You Think I Was Crazy?
I hope that I have been able to convince you, honored reader, through my critical review of the latest sensationalized report on testosterone, that things are not always as they seem. Of course, if I am to contradict one report, I am obligated to show that the opposite is true: if testosterone replacement doesn’t cause … More Low Testosterone and Chronic Disease
A paper was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing that testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a high risk of mortality, cardiac events, and stroke. This, of course, was picked up by all of the so-called news sources essentially criminalizing the entire pharmaceutic industry and the doctors who prescriber this … More Does Testosterone Replacement CAUSE disease?