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Pick your Parents!: Genetics count for a lot! but more seriously, most male models have extremely well developed muscles because of genetics, intense (>4 hrs a day) workouts, personal trainers, high protein diets, and sometimes questionable supplements/drugs (steroids etc.) most people can never look like that no matter what they do! a healthier focus is making the most of what you have, and highlighting your best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Resistance training: No book is as reliable as the consensus of experience. To build mass, work the muscle group in question hard. Maximum resistance, 8-10 repetitions per set, three sets, 3-4x/week. Several different types of exercise. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator if okay by your physician. Eat sensibly with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more
What are the best supplements for thinning hair and hair health in general? Fish oil? B complex..? How is zinc? How good is zinc for mens health?
Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vitamin E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos). Avoid excessive blow dry heat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age 40 but...: Thats if you have no strong family for heart disease , high blood pressure, diabetes, breast or colon cancer, non-smoker, normal bowel habits, no non-healing skin sores , maintain routine dental checkups, and have no long term / chronic complaints. As always , this decision should be made between you and your family doctor. ...Read more
I feel some exhaustion every evening. I'm a 47-year-old healthy man. What should I do to figure out what this is?
Start with a checkup: If you have access to healthcare, it will help to see a healthcare provider to get a general check up and do routine screening tests including blood work for anemia, thyroid function and vitamin D & B12 levels. Discuss any symptoms or concerns with the doctor to help guide your workup. Make sure you're getting enough rest, regular exercise, proper hydration and balanced diet. ...Read more
ED: Men may lose some ability to have an erection at any age, but the younger man most likely will have some other medical issue leading to it. Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, nerve problems, stress, depression and low testosterone may be factors. Any man under the age of 65 with ED should be evaluated by their doctor or see a urologist. Ed may be the first symptom of other more serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could it be possible a young healthy man to develope the endurance to backpack 100 road miles without sleep.?
The record for sleeplessness: is 10 days performed by a healthy young man ...Read more
Pulled a hair from chin last would not stop bleeding. Never happened before
56 yr old healthy man
What could cause a other wise healthy man of 40 to suffer temporary and infrequent pain/aching in and around his testicals ?
Sex man A nov. 1-7 and man B Nov 8 baby girl due july 29 2014. 28 cycle. LMP oct.22/13 Man A, 32 healthy. Man B 36 smoker,drugy,drinker. whos daddy?
I was usin herbal leaf extract for 10 years for asthma. Life was good as healthy man.Last 2 years using modern medicines. Worse now.Shud I switch bak?
Asthama: Wow, i would like to know what's in that herb. Have you had extensive pulmonary evaluation done? Does your doctor perform spirometry during your visits? Do you have an asthma action plan? Do you use a rescue inhaler (albuterol) for sudden coughs and wheezing and a maintenance steroid inhaler and/or singulair, (montelukast) nedocromil, etc? If not, you are not in good control and need further management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As many as they want: There is no limit based on health. It's purely the mutual desires of both partners. ...Read more
Generally <5 minutes: The answer can somewhat vary depending on your partner. ...Read more
Yes: A flu shot is not a series of shots; each year is a separate and different vaccine. The flu vaccine for a particular year is only designed to protect against the 2-4 strains determined to be harmful for that year. The next year would likely be different strains and thus a different vaccine. Vaccination is important to prevent your flu and to prevent you from spreading the flu to others. ...Read more
Healthy man 48y did a blood test and showing bili total blood test 23 umol/l , should i be concern?
Gilbert disease?: Hi, r the other liver function markers normal? If that so and you were fasting then you might have Gilbert disease, a genetic disease which is benign and Bili goes up when the patient is fasting or under stress. If other liver markers are abnormal then more evaluation needed. ...Read more