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Ayurveda and Men’s Health

Walter W. Mills and Rachel Freidman.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 7523 words.

Ayurveda is traditional medicine from India, dating back 5000 years. It is based on five master elements that combine to form 3 general primary patterns, doshas, or mind-body principles...

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Bone Health

George E. Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Rheumatology. 7458 words.

This chapter on bone health looks through the prism of “Integrative Rheumatology”, refocusing old paradigm constructs and creating new templates by which men’s health may be impacted in...

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Dermatologic Conditions

Philip D. Shenefelt and Robert A. Norman.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Dermatology. 10880 words.

This section looks at the most common skin disorders men can encounter and approaches each problem from a balanced whole body system approach. Using the classic paradigm, dermatologic...

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Environmental Toxins and Men’s Health

Alexandra Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 12997 words.

Environmental toxins can impact many aspect of men’s health from prostate cancer to fertility to aging. Endocrine disruptors affect the prostate and testosterone activity and can come from...

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The Future of Integrative Men’s Health

Myles D. Spar and George E. Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 2349 words.

Men’s health is more than all that is not women’s health. This is being recognized more and more across the world in clinical and academic settings. Future directions include the continued...

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Gastrointestinal Disease in Men

Ajay Narola, Myles D. Spar and S. Devi Rampertab.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Gastroenterology. 7428 words.

The spectrum of gastrointestinal (GI) illness in men includes idiopathic disorders such as Irritable Bowel (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s...

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Healthy Aging

Neal Rouzier and George E. Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 4654 words.

The “Healthy Aging “chapter, begins with detail information as to what specifics lifestyle habits in the form of diet, exercise and stress reducing strategies constitute a prototypic ideal...

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Homeopathy for Men’s Health

Ronald Boyer.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 4291 words.

Homeopathy is a whole body system founded by Hahnemann in the late 1700’s based on the concept of giving infinitesimal small doses of substances (“similars”) that in toxic or large doses...

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Integrative Men’s Sexual Health

Joel J. Heidelbaugh.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Genito-urinary Medicine. 3264 words.

Men are increasingly embracing complementary therapies for the treatment of sexual dysfunction. Conventional treatment of erectile dysfunction includes PDE5 inhibitors such as Viagra, but...

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Integrative Men's Health

Edited by Myles D. Spar and George E. Munoz.

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Dietetics; Psychotherapy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Urology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Medical Oncology; Dermatology. 400 pages.

This resource provides an evidence-based perspective on the health problems that affect men and the ways in which such problems may be prevented or treated utilizing a broad range of...

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