Male menopause is very real


Over the past few years, I have come across several cases where couples come to me for treatment related to infertility and other problems in their marital life. It is always easy to hold the woman responsible for fertility and if there is something wrong, the first thought goes in the direction of the woman involved. Is her health fine? Is her system supporting conception and child birth? (more…)

Male Health Spotlight: What To Consider As You Get Older


Men are less likely to go and see their doctor than a woman. It’s a well known fact. Men tend to brush over health problems or symptoms they may be suffering from due to their nature. They tend to just get on with things and carry on. But this is where some health problems then go unnoticed, especially as a man get’s older. Which is why sometimes when you spot the signs of some of the top risks of male health you must get seen to straight away. Which is why I thought it was important to highlight some of the health risks many men face as they get older.  (more…)

Are Men Ready for Male Birth Control?


Last summer, high school junior William Trinh landed a coveted internship funded by the National Institutes of Health. He showed up at the University of Washington expecting to spend a couple of months peering into a microscope, but that wasn’t the kind of help his lab needed. The research team, under Dr. William Bremner, was working on birth control for men, and what they needed most was help figuring out whether the time was right for this project, and if so how best to talk about it. Could Trinh, a soft-spoken first-generation Vietnamese American, ask his buddies what they thought? (more…)

Dad genes: Everything you need to know about male fertility


There’s a common misconception that fertility is a woman’s issue, but the fact is men are as crucial to conception as they are to the inability to conceive. According to statistics from the Government of Canada, three out of 10 cases of infertility are due to problems deriving from the man, while most fertility doctors say that up to one-third of their practice is exclusively made up of men experiencing fertility issues. (more…)