Healthy American Male Staff

Weight Loss Drugs: Do They Really Work?

Everyone wants a quick, cheap, and easy way to get slim. Magic pills are the center of dozens of weight-loss ads. Although there is no such thing as a miracle pill, so it’s time to look at the legitimate facts about weight-loss drugs. Eligibility Prescription weight loss drugs are reserved for people who haven’t been able to lose weight through diet and exercise, which can be caused by certain hor...[Read More]

The Effects That Stress Has On Your Body

In order to live a long and happy life, you need to avoid stress. The hormones associated with prolonged stress can wreak havoc on your body. Even short term stress can result in a few health concerns that definitely want to avoid. Stress can damage your teeth. You have probably noticed that stress can sometimes cause you to clench your jaw more often than average. Too much stress can make you tra...[Read More]

Reasons Why Every Man Should Consider Yoga

If you want to start exercising more often, you actually might want to consider trying out yoga. You may not think of it as traditional exercise, but it is still extremely beneficial. Here are some of the benefits of yoga. Your Stress Will Go Down One of the main reasons that people take up yoga is to try to combat stress and anxiety. Any time of exercise can actually help you deal with your anxie...[Read More]

Misconceptions about Dieting Weight Loss

Obesity rates in the United States are high and, as you age, your chances of becoming overweight increase. If you are starting to feel concerned about your weight, then it might be time to start shedding a couple of pounds. There is no perfect method for losing weight, but there are imperfect methods and myths about weight loss. Here is the truth about some common weight loss and dieting misconcep...[Read More]

Why you should watch out for Lone Star Tick Bites this Summer Season

        Lyme disease is a pain in the rear end, to say the least. However, this summer season, Lyme disease is not the only thing that should get you worried.         Earlier in the year, health experts warned us that this year would be the worst thus far, in regards to tick bites. In fact, some said that we were about to face what they termed a “tick explosion,” making many American’s extremely w...[Read More]

Fitness Myths Debunked

You have probably heard different things about fitness, things that claim to be facts, but are they truly? So, if you are still training like you did even five years ago, you may need to get caught up on some fitness “facts” that are debunked. Don’t worry, these facts that have been debunked are going to be easy changes in your workout routine, it may even make some exercises easier. Here are a fe...[Read More]

5 WAYS YOU SABOTAGE YOURSELF

There are few habits as devastating to your success as self-sabotage. This can be a lifelong habit that will undermine your best efforts. Though you have worked for many years to get a college degree or learn a complex skill, your self-doubt will continuously make you feel as if you are not deserving of the good things in life. You may take jobs that are below your worth, be with people who are no...[Read More]

THE KEY TO SUCCESS: CONSISTENCY

Every day you choose to do many things. These things, whatever they are, shape your life. When you consistently do something, you create a habit, good or bad. Your brain doesn’t know if a habit is good or bad, it only knows as that you do it all of the time. To reach your goals, consistency in productive activities that make you feel good and contribute to the future you want is key. Consist...[Read More]

Foods that are high in Probiotics

You have probably noticed that a lot of foods promote the amount of probiotics that they contain, but the question is, what are probiotics? There are many claims out there about what probiotics can do for you. They are bacteria that improves your gut health, yes, there are good bacteria out there. Your gut health is a large part of your overall health, so, yes probiotics are good for you. Now, can...[Read More]

COLON CANCER SCREENINGS

The guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screenings have changed. The American Cancer Society now suggests these should begin happening at 45 years of age, five years earlier than previously recommended. Screenings may involve many different procedures such as DNA and blood tests and colonoscopies. Physicals should take place annually to ensure you are in optimal health. In addition to your regu...[Read More]

Signs You’ve Reached a Healthy Body Weight

Weight loss is not something you stop. You can’t just lose a certain number of pounds then go back to scarfing down cheeseburgers. Weight loss is a complete paradigm shift to how you live your life. It’s a fundamental change to your diet, exercise, and general lifestyle that you need to keep up if you want to stay healthy. Now, with that said, there should of course be a point where you ease up on...[Read More]

How to Treat Sun Burnt Skin

Summer is here. You and I both know what that means: Beach time, pool time, cookouts, parties, practically anything outdoors. Am I right? Of course I am. We generally want to be outdoors in the summer. That’s what we crave. But, what is our number one problem when it comes to summer time? Other than those pesky mosquitoes and annoying insects, that is. Sun Burnt Skin. SUN BURNS We don’t want them....[Read More]