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Prostate Cancer and Male Identity

As we talked about in our previous post, prostate cancer is a serious condition that affects 1 in 8 men in America. In fact, at some point in their lives, most men will suffer from some kind of problem with their prostate. Therefore we must outline how important it is to talk about this subject. How important it is to

Talking About Prostate Cancer

Unfortunately, prostate cancer is a very common condition. In fact, 1 in 8 men may develop prostate cancer at some point in their life. It’s actually the 2nd highest cause of death among men in the US. Which is a rather shocking statistic. Cancer is a very difficult battle as it is. However, one of the other greatest challenges that

Detecting Prostate Cancer Early

In recent years there has been a much higher cancer survival rate, and this goes for prostate cancer too. This is in large part due to earlier diagnosis and detection. Detecting prostate cancer early can have a very significant impact increasing the chances for a successful recovery. One of the most important factors in achieving early detection is frequent screening

Common Prostate Problems

Last week, we focused on the basics of prostate function. Keeping in mind our objective, continuing to break the silence and stigma around men’s health. Prostate health in particular. Today we move on to discuss the most common prostate-related problems. One thing is clear, most men at some point in their lives experience some kind of prostate problem. It is

Breaking Silence Around Men’s Health – Prostate Function

There are aspects of men’s health that can be rather sensitive and difficult to discuss. In fact, they are often not even talked about or acknowledged. Prostate cancer is chief among these health concerns. Here at Man Cave Health, we aim to change this. Break the silence and stigma surrounding this subject. In the interest of normalizing the conversation around

A Story of Commitment, Hope and Resilience

Life brings us surprises far beyond our imagination. On top of that, there comes no manual of instructions or any pre-preparation phase before trials and challenges. The key factor that helps us persist and maintain our calm, is resilience. Resilience is the ability to adapt to stressful situations whether they are small setbacks or major catastrophes of life. To explain

PSA Blood Test: The Key To Prevent Prostate Cancer

The most common tumor marker we have found to date is “prostate-specific antigen.” The PSA blood test is a revolutionary step in the early detection and prevention of prostate cancer. This single test leads to the early detection and prevention of prostate cancer in hundreds and thousands of men around the globe. The PSA test has significantly reduced the count

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia: How Is It Different From Prostate Cancer?

The continuous growth of the prostate gland in men is a normal process, and without any sign of cancer, this growth is called benign prostate hyperplasia (also termed as BPH). It can block the passage of urine in men, which leads to frequent urination and incontinence (inability to control the urine). The treatments for BPH are often non-surgical, and in