Of Exercise, Mice, and Men?

Would you exercise if it meant you’d have smarter babies?  In a new study that was published in Cell Reports, exercising male mice produced offspring with enhanced brain activity.  Physical exercise has been shown to alter gene expression- turning certain genes on and others off, and now it looks like these changes can be passed …

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Conquering Your Sex Life

To many of us, the effects of aging on our sex life is something we perceive as an inevitability. We may come to envy younger couples, thinking that they are living in the peak of their “sexual careers”. These trains of thought not only prevent us from seeking ways to reach new and higher peaks …

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Wish You Lasted Longer in Bed? Chances are, Your Partner Does Too

How long should sex last? Based on a study published in the Journal of Sex Research, the average desired time of sexual intercourse is in the 20-plus minutes range. Unfortunately, men’s average time to climax is about 5-6 minutes and once that happens, the sex is most often finished. Women are left frustrated and unsatisfied. …

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So, You Think You Masturbate “Wrong”?

The word “Idiosyncratic” means something that pertains to an individual. In this case, it means a person who has a way of masturbating that is unique (or out of the ordinary).  Most men stroke their penis with their hand in a way that vaguely imitates the stimulation from intercourse. Idiosyncratic masturbation encompasses a broad variety …

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Decreased Dementia Associated with Midlife Cardiovascular Fitness

In a 44-year-long study involving women, high midlife cardiovascular fitness was related to a decreased risk in dementia.  The study found a dose-dependent relationship between fitness level and dementia risk.  Those with a high cardiovascular fitness level had only a 5% incidence of all-cause dementia by the end of the study, as compared with 25% …

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A New Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?

We are really excited about a new treatment option for men who suffer from ED, — LI-ESWT (Low Intensity- Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy).   LI-ESWT is a relatively new, painless method for treatment of ED. It has been proven, in the past 10 years, to be extremely effective in improving ED in most men. The …

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Exercise Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria

Now that we’re through the first few months of the New Year, congratulations to those who have maintained their resolutions to start exercising (more).  But if you’ve fallen off the wagon, as many do after that first month, it’s never too late to get back into it.  And now you can add another benefit of …

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Exercise To Minimize Holiday Weight Gain

The best way to mitigate unwanted holiday weight gain, aside from abstaining, is to exercise. Yes, your weight will probably increase a little bit if you choose to moderately indulge in seasonal treats, but it doesn’t have to skyrocket.  It is important to maintain your exercise routine, and maybe even squeeze in a little bit …

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To Lose Fat and Preserve Muscle, Lift Weights

In a recent study, researchers found that participants who engaged in a regular weight training routine while cutting calories, lost more body fat and preserved more muscle than the calorie cutting and walking group, as well as the calorie-reduction only group.  The study consisted of 249 participants who were 60 years or older, and overweight …

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