Studies have found many people with Depression have chronic inflammation. Anti-inflammatory medicine could be an effective treatment alternative to generally ineffective anti-depressant medications. A recent study reported that Curcumin (from Tumeric) and/or saffron relieves the symptoms of depression including anxiety , now often experience by people suffering from depression. Curcumin has strong anti-inflammatory properties and increase levels of BDNF – an important protein found in neuron cells that protects the cells from premature death and also improves their function. But before you rush to the pharmacy or health food store… Read more Curcumin and saffron are effective for the treatment of depression and in reducing anxiety →
Men still suffering debilitating sexual and urinary dysfunction more than 12 years after prostate cancer treatment
Jang et al (2017) conducted one of the first long term follow-up on Prostate cancer (PCa) treatment 12 to 18 years after treatment. The study reveals lasting debilitating sides effects for prostatectomy and radiation treatments. The short side effects (2 years) for PCa treatment is well documented. However the long term quality of men’s lives and the lasting side effects from treatments has not been reviewed until now. This is vital information for men with low to intermediate risk localised prostate cancer and are considering treatment over active monitoring or… Read more Men still suffering debilitating sexual and urinary dysfunction more than 12 years after prostate cancer treatment →
Information empowers Men’s health: – Are you aware of all your treatment options for low-intermediate prostate cancer?
You’ve been diagnosed with Prostate cancer , but before you decide to have a radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) do you understand all of the treatment options? After decades of over treatment we now better understand the treatments and non -treatments available for Low to intermediate risk localised prostate cancer (PCa). However sadly new research and approaches can take years to be implemented despite a case for change. To avert the risk of making ill-informed decisions it makes sense to ask our oncologists lots of questions and be informed… Read more Information empowers Men’s health: – Are you aware of all your treatment options for low-intermediate prostate cancer? →