1. Eating Your Way to Lower Cholesterol Levels

    One of the most important pieces of advice that we give patients about cholesterol management in our Tucson clinic is this: eat the right foods. It's possible to reduce your cholesterol levels through a healthy diet instead of only through medication. These dietary changes are easy to make and work to naturally lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, both of which are good for your heart and lo…Read More

  2. How Not To Lose Weight

    When you need to lose weight for your health, it can be difficult to know what strategy to use. It may be tempting to try to drop the weight as quickly as possible. However, safe and healthy weight loss cannot be achieved through crash diets or extreme exercise programs; it requires making gradual lifestyle changes. At Men’s Vitality Center in Tucson, we offer weight loss management to help our …Read More

  3. What Is Sciatica?

    If you are experiencing pain from your lower back down the back of your leg, you may be experiencing sciatica. Sciatica is pain that runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerves runs from your lower back through your buttocks and down each leg. The severity and type of pain varies; it may manifest as an ache, a burning sensation, or extreme jolts of pain. Sciatica is caused by the …Read More

  4. The Benefits Of Lowering Your Cholesterol

    It is generally thought that cholesterol is not a good thing. However, that is not true. We need cholesterol in order to regulate the plaque found in arteries to prevent it from building up. There are two types of cholesterol: LDL and HDL. LDL is the bad cholesterol that you have heard about; HDL is the beneficial cholesterol that we need to survive. When you have high LDL cholesterol and low HDL …Read More

  5. The Advantages Of Testosterone Injections

    When you have low testosterone, there are many negative side effects, such as low self-esteem, depression, erectile dysfunction, decreased sex drive, and fatigue. You may feel overwhelmed by these symptoms, and may be unsure of how to proceed. At Men’s Vitality Center in Tucson, when we discover that one of our clients has low testosterone, we offer testosterone replacement therapy as a treatmen…Read More

  6. Common Misconceptions About Diabetes

    One of the services we offer at Men’s Vitality Center is diabetes management. Diabetes is a serious disease, but with proper education and management, people with diabetes can live healthy and normal lives. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there about diabetes. Here, we will take on common myths about diabetes. MYTH: Diabetes is caused by excessive sugar consumption. We have a…Read More

  7. The Impact Of Erectile Dysfunction

    Millions of American men are affected by erectile dysfunction (ED) every year, yet many are embarrassed to talk about it, even with their doctor. In our society, men are expected to be ready and able to have sex at any given moment, so many men who experience ED feel emasculated and as a result, suffer from low self-esteem. This is an unfair and unrealistic standard, as most men will experience tr…Read More

  8. The Importance Of Men’s Physicals

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  9. Managing Your High Cholesterol

    Cardiovascular disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States. It is time that we change that statistic. Too many Americans are living a sedentary lifestyle. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to a build-up LDL (low density lipoproteins) in the blood vessels. LDL cholesterol is a detriment to your overall health. An excess of bad cholesterol can lead to a heart attack, or stroke from plaque bui…Read More

  10. Understanding HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol

    Understanding cholesterol is complicated. What is HDL? What is LDL? What is the difference? If you have questions regarding your cholesterols levels and what is considered normal, contact a Tucson Men’s Health Services clinic. Physicians at Men’s Vitality in Tucson, AZ can answer any of your cholesterol related questions. Regarding cholesterol, yes, there is good cholesterol and bad cholestero…Read More