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Male Menopause – Does It Really Exist?

Technically there is no such thing as male menopause because the word menopause actually means a pause and eventually a cessation of the menses cycle. This is caused by a drastic drop in estrogen levels at a specific time in a woman’s life, usually mid forties to mid fifties. On the other hand, males also experience hormone loss but very gradually after they turn thirty years of age. Continue reading

HPV Vaccine: A Waste of 300 Million Dollars

In the last year our Federal Government has spent more than $300 million to vaccinate young girls against cervical cancer. This vaccine is being administered to girls from the age of 11 and up before they become sexually active in order to prevent the possibility of developing the Human Papilloma Virus which can sometimes lead to cervical cancer. Continue reading

Fish Oils far superior to cholesterol-lowering drugs in preventing Heart Disease

In two separate studies involving over 12,000 patients, researchers compared the effects of cholesterol-lowering drugs to fish oil and found that the people in the fish oil group had between 29 and 32% fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths than those who were taking Crestor® (rosuvastatin), a cholesterol-lowering statin drug. Continue reading