Archive for the Health Issues Category


David R. Hawkins – Healing & Recovery

Let’s Talk! What does it mean to heal or recover from an illness or an addiction? Late spiritual teacher and psychiatrist David R. Hawkins explores this issue in his books and videos. The following is a summary of key points discussed by Hawkins regarding healing and recovery. Most of us become sick because of unconscious […]

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The Dark Side of the Big “O”

Let’s Talk! Many books on sexuality promote orgasm as the ultimate goal of sexual encounters. Also, most men view making their woman come as proof that they are good lovers. However, there is dark side to frequent intense orgasms, and it is rarely discussed. This hidden negative effect can put both our emotional health and […]

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Dangerous Sugar High

Let’s Talk! We are facing a global epidemic of diabetes, with an estimated 285 million people affected by this disease. In Canada, more than 3 million Canadians are diabetic and this number may rise to 3.7 million by 2020. 90% of diabetics suffer from Type 2 diabetes. This form of the disease is mostly linked […]

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Older & Inflamed

Let’s Talk! Older men dread the thought of it, and comedians have made audiences laugh by describing the awkwardness of it. The digital rectal examination is a routine procedure performed by the family doctor on men starting at age forty. Maybe you have heard about this examination but wonder why it is recommended for older […]

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Breast Cancer—The Number Two Killer

Let’s Talk! Cancer is one of the most feared diseases of our time. Depending on your sex, different organs can be affected. In North America, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and the second most lethal cancer after lung cancer. In 2009, an estimated 22,700 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast […]

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Thank You for NOT Smoking

Let’s Talk! You know that cigarette smoking is very damaging to your health. Since the early 1960’s there has been an incalculable number of scientific studies indicating a causal link between tobacco and many diseases. The development of lung, mouth, bladder, kidney and pancreatic cancer, heart attacks, strokes…etc can often be traced back to smoking. […]

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A Touchy Testicular Problem

Let’s Talk! It’s a topic that makes most men reach down with protective hands to cover their private parts. The thought that their “family jewels” could be harmed in any way is too disturbing for most males. However, testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in young men aged 15-35. When in 1996, […]

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When Sperm Count

Let’s Talk! It is a topic that can make many men very uncomfortable. Sperm count is often linked to a man’s virility. After all, “shooting blanks” is not something that men will easily admit to. Unfortunately, during the past 70 years, there has been a steady decline in the sperm quality and quantity of males […]

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PMS: You Are NOT Crazy

Let’s Talk! It’s soon the “time of the month”. For most women, the week before their period is not a happy one. Men are indirectly affected by this phase of a woman’s menstrual cycle by having to deal with a less pleasant partner. Most people have heard of PMS but, many may not know the […]

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Men Like It Harder

Let’s Talk! “The little blue pill” has become a punch line for many jokes since the maker of Viagra (Pfizer) put the very profitable drug on the market in the Spring of 1998. Of course, the fact that Viagra treats erectile dysfunction creates both an opportunity for humour but also gives hope for many men […]

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