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Deep-vein thrombosis typically occurs in the veins of the legs,
and is more common in men than in women. It is often caused by
long periods of immobility, such as during a hospital stay or
lengthy airplane flight.
Many factors influence whether a person gets cancer, and many
cancers are preventable. There is much you can do to reduce your
cancer risk, including the obvious avoidance of tobacco, eating a
healthy diet, exercising, and consuming alcohol in moderation.
Researchers found a connection between humor and endothelial
function, which helps keep arteries healthy. Laughter appeared to
boost endothelial function, while stress appeared to lower it.
I am 76 years old, and I’ve had an enlarged prostate for at least
10 years. I’ve been taking Proscar for about a year, and it seems
to be helping quite a bit. I have not noticed any side effects,
but I’m worried that if the medicine reduces testosterone levels
enough to shrink my prostate, it will also give me osteoporosis.
Should I change medications, or take Fosamax like my wife?