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Men's Health

Patients With Prostate-Related Illness - Perceived Quality of Life Before and After Acupuncture Treatment: A Pilot Study

Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study was to investigate changes in health-related conditions among patients who received acupuncture treatment. Specifically, this study sought to examine whether perceived quality of life among patients with a prostate-related illness improved after receiving acupuncture treatment.
Method
Participants
Participants were eight male patients, ages 55 to 64. Patients have a prostate-related illness. Participants were patients of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.

From Male Cycles to Andropause (Male Menopause)

Hmmm. As I typed the word "andropause," my computer's spell-check program immediately underlined the word in red. Only in the last decade or so have health professionals given more serious attention to andropause, rather than the flip and sexist term "male menopause."
Recently I taught a unique shiatsu CEU workshop combining men's and women's health, with a Five Element close-up on menopause/andropause.
 
It was so balancing to highlight some of the similarities (hormonal changes, urinary problems, osteoporosis, insomnia, depression, and changes in libido.
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