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Taking care of your skin is an essential part of being healthy. Unfortunately, many men’s skin care regimen extends no further than a bar of soap, body wash, and some aftershave. “Men need to pay closer attention to their skin,” said Tim McComsey is a personal trainer, registered dietitian.... Read more
My Story as a Stroke Survivor + Tips on How to Identify and Prevent a Stroke
Many people were saddened by the deaths of actor Luke Perry and director John Singleton. Both men were in the primes of the lives and died from massive strokes. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death for adults in the United States and the leading cause of disability.... Read more
Is Intermittent Fasting Safe?
You’ve probably heard about intermittent fasting, and you might be wondering if this popular eating trend is safe for everyone. Here’s a look at how it works and how to decide if you should give it a try. What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a fairly basic concept:... Read more
Men’s Health Month: A Doctor Discusses Hypertension
This post is sponsored post by Omron. All opinions are my own. Statistics show that African Americans develop high blood pressure at younger ages than other groups, and African-Americans are more likely to develop complications associated with hypertension. Today more than 40% of African American men and women have hypertension... Read more
Act F.A.S.T. to Recognize and React to Stroke
This post is sponsored by Omron. All opinions are my own. When I was a teenager, my grandfather moved in with us. This was not his decision, mind you. All his life, he had been a strong, independent man and the thought of having others care for him was... Read more
How I’m Making Lifestyle Changes to Help Reduce my Blood Pressure
This is a sponsored post by Omron Healthcare. All opinions are my own. Throughout my life, I’ve tried to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, there was a period when my work/life balance was out of whack and my health suffered. During this period, I was traveling a lot for... Read more
Going for Zero Challenge – Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers
In 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new scientific guidelines for blood pressure. Previously your blood pressure was considered high if it was 140/90. The new guidelines have reduced that threshold to 130/80. Now more than 103 million Americans (46%) are classified as hypertensive. High blood... Read more
Many black men deal with depression, but few are actually willing to talk about it. As men, we believe that we have to be strong and in control of our emotions at all times. When we feel hopeless, helpless, or overwhelmed by despair we tend to deny it or cover... Read more
5 Accessories Every Stylish Man Needs at the Gym
Like many guys, you probably made a New Year’s resolution to improve your health and fitness. You stocked up on chicken breasts, brown rice, and broccoli and joined a gym. In recent years, workout gear has received a major upgrade. The clothing is more functional, comfortable, and fashionable. With the... Read more
Gifts For Men Who Want to Look and Feel Good
This post is sponsored by on behalf of Single Edition Media. Last year I ate too much during the holiday season. This fact became evident when my collection of custom-made suits and shirts didn’t fit as well as they once did. In fact, they were quite tight. Not a good... Read more