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Epigenetics Series: Can Working Out Change Your Genes?

Professional athletes seem to have a special “something” that no one else has. “It must be in his genes,” we say when we see Michael Phelps swimming or Michael Jordan shooting a three-pointer. But is it actually in their genes? Is there a gene for athleticism? Epigenetics says “maybe.” It’s not necessarily that professional athletes [...]

Epigenetics Series: Can Working Out Change Your Genes? 2018-05-19T11:32:36+00:00

What’s The Deal With Weight Gain And Low Testosterone?

If you’re struggling to see the results you want in your weight loss program, you may be dealing with a testosterone imbalance. Have you been noticing that the number on the scale keeps increasing recently? Is your midsection growing at a faster rate than the rest of your body? Are you struggling to lose those [...]

What’s The Deal With Weight Gain And Low Testosterone? 2018-05-18T14:03:49+00:00

Epigenetics Series – Is Cancer Related To Your DNA?

Are we predisposed to cancer based on our DNA? Or do our lifestyles and choices primarily determine our health? For years, doctors debated this question in “black or white” fashion: either disease is predetermined in DNA or disease is determined by lifestyle. Recently, though, doctors determined that the answer falls somewhere in the gray area [...]

Epigenetics Series – Is Cancer Related To Your DNA? 2018-05-10T15:34:43+00:00

How to Treat Peyronie’s Disease

If you have a bent or curved penis, you may be dealing with Peyronie’s disease. Between 1 and 23% of men over age 40 deal with Peyronie’s disease at some point. Although it’s a benign condition, it can be painful and make sexual intercourse unbearable. And I’m a firm believer in the importance of sex [...]

How to Treat Peyronie’s Disease 2018-05-04T11:56:43+00:00

Epigenetics Series: How does stress affect your genes?

Could your genes and stress be related? Is stress passed down from generation to generation? Recent research shows that stress may alter our genes in a way that’s linked to mental and physical illnesses. These stress-induced illnesses may even be hereditary, meaning the trauma of our ancestors impacts our contemporary genetic expression.  How is stress [...]

Epigenetics Series: How does stress affect your genes? 2018-05-10T15:37:24+00:00

Testosterone: 10 Crazy And Surprising Effects

Testosterone is a necessary hormone involved in health, reproduction, and behavior. Men and women both require testosterone (T) for sex drive, bone strength, muscle maintenance, and more. T levels drastically impact physical, emotional, and mental health. So what are the effects of testosterone? Below you’ll find the 10 ways the big T impacts your health, [...]

Testosterone: 10 Crazy And Surprising Effects 2018-04-20T21:29:31+00:00

Epigenetics Series: What Should You Eat For Your Body Type?

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”  In other words, eat for your body type. Do you have trouble losing weight? Do your blood tests consistently come back with high cholesterol, adrenal concerns, low testosterone, and other risk factors? Do you have an increased risk of disease? Do you currently suffer [...]

Epigenetics Series: What Should You Eat For Your Body Type? 2018-04-13T16:25:32+00:00

Epigenetics Series: Is Porn Addiction Genetic?

Nearly 23 million Americans are addicted to alcohol or drugs and between 7.4 and 14.7 million American adults are addicted to porn or sex. Porn addiction is a serious epidemic.  “Addiction” is a broad term with an even broader population. Despite its prevalence, understanding and treatment of addiction is far behind where it should be, [...]

Epigenetics Series: Is Porn Addiction Genetic? 2018-04-10T10:43:24+00:00

How To Last Longer In Bed Right Now

If you want to learn how to last longer in bed or extend your stamina in the bedroom, you’re not alone. Almost every guy wants to last just a bit longer. Stamina can help you please your partner, grow your relationship, boost your self-confidence, burn more calories, and have a more satisfying sex life overall. [...]

How To Last Longer In Bed Right Now 2018-03-29T21:46:43+00:00

Epigenetics Series: How To Sleep For Better Health

Even one night of sleep deprivation can alter your genes. The epigenetic change of poor sleep can result in reduced immunity, poor memory, lowered cognitive processes, enhanced risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, and even higher risk for cancer and early death. 1 in 3 American adults doesn’t get enough sleep on a [...]

Epigenetics Series: How To Sleep For Better Health 2018-03-23T17:48:41+00:00
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