health Archives - Mocha Man Style
Can’t Tell Us Nothing “Male Companionship” Episode with Mocha Man Style Founder, Frederick Goodall
Can’t Tell Us Nothing is a Houston-based improv group. They perform The Supernova: Friday Night Improv Comedy each week at Station Theater, a local venue that offers a full lineup of intelligent and irreverent long form improv and sketch comedy shows. The group also hosts a radio show on 92KELZ.com... Read more
Top 10 Moustaches in African American History
Among black men, 19 percent — nearly one in five — will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and five percent of those will die from this disease. In fact, prostate cancer is the fourth most common reason overall for death in African-American men. Last year, I lost my best... Read more
5 Reasons Why Men Should Get an Annual Exam
Most guys wouldn’t think of neglecting their cars. They regularly get the oil changed, rotate the tires, and get tune ups to keep their vehicles in tip top shape. Unfortunately, many guys aren’t as diligent when it comes to maintaining their bodies. They fail to get annual exams and... Read more
Eliminate Pills and Drink Your Vitamins with TESPO
A while ago, I dated a woman who was a fitness competitor. When I met her, she had won three championships and was training for her fourth. During our time together, many of our dates included working out at the gym. I like to think I’m a pretty fit... Read more
Why Taking Care of Your Eyes is Important to Your Overall Health
I’ve always had excellent vision. I used to brag that Superman called me when his super-vision wasn’t strong enough. I enjoyed perfect eyesight well into my early thirties, but things changed when I turned 35. I started to notice that signs more than 20 feet away were blurry. I... Read more
7 Self-Care Practices for Men That Will Improve Your Mental Health
Let’s face it. Every day, we’re under a tremendous amount of pressure to provide for our families, manage our relentless work responsibilities, maintain our health and fitness, and never show any sign of weakness. That’s an incredible amount of stress to deal with. To make matters worse, we often... 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