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Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health

Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health

Posted by Tim Cleland

At some point in their life, most men will experience prostate enlargement, also called BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). More than 90% of men over age 80 are affected.

In men, urine flows from the bladder through the urethra. As the prostate cells gradually multiply, its enlargement presses on the urethra and causes bladder problems. Then the bladder has to more forcefully push to release urine. Continue reading “Enlarged Prostate Affects Urination, Frequency and Overall Health” »


The Latest on Memory Loss Research

The Latest on Memory Loss Research

Posted by Tim Cleland

While many mature adults suffer occasional memory lapses, more serious cognitive impairment typically also involves difficulty with language, motor skills, recognition and abstract thinking. It usually strikes individuals over the age of 60.

The most common cognitive disorder is characterized by a progressive accumulation of the protein fragment beta-amyloid (plaques) outside neurons in the brain and twisted strands of the protein tau (tangles) inside neurons. These changes are eventually accompanied by the damage and death of neurons.

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Garcinia

What Makes Garcinia Cambogia so Popular?

Posted by Tim Cleland

Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit that looks like a small pumpkin and is often used in Indian curries. Recently it’s grabbed headlines for its weight loss potential.

Study suggests amazing weight loss
The active ingredient, hydroxycitric acid (HCA), comes from the rind and has been shown in clinical studies to be effective for weight management. In a randomized placebo-controlled, single-blind, cross-over trial, 90 subjects were given either a placebo or 1,555 mg of garcinia cambogia extract (60% HCA), three times daily for eight weeks. Both groups combined this with diet and exercise. Continue reading “What Makes Garcinia Cambogia so Popular?” »