Frequent nighttime urination

Frequent nighttime urination, or nocturia, can become a health issue if it disturbs sleep. Even after identifying and addressing underlying causes, it may not stop completely but can be reduced. (Locked) More »

Do you eat enough protein?

Guidelines say Americans can obtain 10% to 35% of their daily calories as protein. Higher-protein diets may have health benefits, but these are as yet unproven. Obtain protein from a range of healthy plant sources as well as meat. More »

Rising blood sugar: How to turn it around

High blood sugar (glucose) is an early warning sign of diabetes. It also suggests a need to lose weight and exercise more. Men should have their glucose tested periodically. Once every three years is sufficient for men not at high risk of diabetes. (Locked) More »

Savor the gifts of the aging mind

The mind changes with aging but not all the changes are negative. Memory and mental sharpness may decline, but older people experience less anxiety and depression than middle-aged people. Adapting to changes is better than becoming frustrated. (Locked) More »

Should you be tested for weak bones?

Bone health is a legitimate concern for both men and women, but low bone strength (osteoporosis) affects men to a lesser degree and later in life. Men with clear risk factors for osteoporosis should have a test called dual x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). (Locked) More »