A.Vogel Blog
 

A.Vogel Blog – Natural and Healthy

Inspiration for a healthy life!

Caffeine and Incontinence in Men

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 February 2017, Men's Health
incontinence

Got a leaky faucet? Incontinence isn’t just for women and it’s not a disease either.

It’s actually a symptom that’s well worth looking into, as there are many possible causes and risk factors. It has been shown that men who drink at least two cups of coffee per day are at a much greater risk of leaks.

Knowing that, it’s a simple problem to fix!

Continue reading >

Prostate, erections and heart attacks

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 January 2017, Circulation, Men's Health
heart attacks

Sorry, this article isn’t about the link between love and arousal, it’s about mechanics and risk.

And there is indeed a link between heart attacks, erections and, surprisingly, the prostate too…

Continue reading >

Andropause and loss of libido – are you affected?

by Sonia Chartier, on 18 October 2016, Men's Health
andropause and loss of libido

Andropause just might be more than a drop in testosterone production. It’s not officially recognized in the medical field, probably because the link between hormone levels and all the associated symptoms isn’t always clear.

One thing is for sure: libido declines with age, sometimes even vanishing entirely.

And you want it back, right?

Continue reading >

The surprising links between cycling and the prostate

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 May 2016, Men's Health
cycling and prostate

There has been a lot of talk lately about the higher incidence of prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction and enlarged prostate among cyclists, which makes you wonder whether cycling really causes health risks in men.

If you ask me, your sofa is probably a lot more dangerous! While you’ll need to take a few precautions, cycling is still good for you!

Continue reading >

The harmful effect of constipation on your prostate

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 December 2015, Digestion, Men's Health
constipation

The relationship between constipation and the prostate is kind of like the old chicken and egg conundrum. The egg: Constipation, aka the build-up of feces in the intestine (also called the bowel), can put pressure on the bladder and the prostate, which can cause symptoms resembling those associated with an enlarged prostate.

The chicken: an enlarged prostate can put pressure on the rectum and cause constipation. But wait, there’s more…

Continue reading >