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Enlarged Prostate: Natural and Pharmaceutical Treatments

Enlarged Prostate: Natural and Pharmaceutical Treatments

In young adults, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. However, it continually grows larger with age, potentially reaching the size of a lemon by the age of 60. In some cases, it may grow too large, leading to an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

The Best Anti-Aging Superfoods

The Best Anti-Aging Superfoods

Aging is also linked to damage. Small molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS) can form within cells. ROS damage DNA and cells, causing a cell to age. On the other hand, antioxidants are substances that get rid of ROS, helping prevent and heal damage.

Post-Pill Amenorrhea Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Post-Pill Amenorrhea Shouldn’t Be Ignored

After a woman stops the pill, it can take anywhere from one month to several months to resume a ‘normal’ cycle, but a woman should see her physician if her menstrual cycle does not resume after the third month after she has stopped the pill.

Pinched Nerve / Impingement

Pinched Nerve / Impingement

A pinched nerve in the neck, or cervical radiculopathy, occurs when a nerve root is compressed by herniated disc material, a degenerating disc, or aging bone. The body activates the inflammatory response, which causes swelling around the nerve root.

Circumcision in Newborns

Circumcision in Newborns

Circumcision is a somewhat controversial topic, and not all medical experts and healthcare providers are in agreement about whether it should be performed.

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