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Scott Keith Patient Expert

Portland, Oregon
I am a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon. I launched my blog www.itsaguythingblog.wordpress.com to reach out to fellow baby boomer guys who may be reluctant to see the doctor. When it comes to doctor visits, men are famous for foot-dragging. My hope is men will learn to pay attention to... Full Bio
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Five signs you may have low testosterone — guest post by Dr. Larry Lipschultz by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Low testosterone, also referred to as hypogonadism, may result in significant side effects, such as male infertility. Because low testosterone symptoms may mimic the eff ... Read on »
When you see your doc, be sure to bring up family history of disease by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health 9. pathophysiology-of-colon-cancer (Photo credit: TipsTimes) When you see your doctor, it’s hard enough to figure out what questions to ask.  Should I get screened ... Read on »
BRAND GUYS — by Bill Vernick and Claire Farber by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Review by Scott Keith Editor’s note: I thought it would be fun to take this blog in another direction by reviewing an entertaining book that deals with a subject ... Read on »
Should older men (75 and up) get the PSA test for prostate cancer? by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health exam table (Photo credit: Lynn Kelley Author) Over the life of this blog, I have shared my experience with prostate cancer. I was diagnosed with the disease a few ... Read on »
Are you getting a quality sleep? by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health sleep (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee) I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to get a quality sleep night after night. Think about it. In this age of computers, ... Read on »
Boosting your libido naturally — guest post by HealthLine.com by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health English: Figs in Georgia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If you feel that your libido isn’t what it used to be, you are not alone. Thousands of people suffer from a l ... Read on »
What to do if you’re bedridden — guest post by Austin Sheeley by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health A Hill-Rom hospital bed (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Being bedridden is a challenge both physically and mentally. You may start to feel lonely or depressed and your b ... Read on »
Oncologist: Meditation is now Science-approved medicine — guest post by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health English: Meditation (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There have been countless anecdotal claims about the benefits of practicing meditation since the Eastern tradition ha ... Read on »
Baby boomers, try heart-healthy volunteering by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health English: A sample of a wrist style blood pressure monitor (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When you do a good deed, you feel better. It makes you feel better about life a ... Read on »
Seven mistakes nearly all back-pain sufferers make. Expert debunks common myths — guest post... by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the United States, with up to 80 percent of the population suffering the condition at some point in one’s life. “ ... Read on »
Don’t downplay the health benefits of walking by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health English: Walking for Health in Epsom, England. A group of walkers are following the walk leader, who is wearing a yellow jacket. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) OK, you ... Read on »
Move it or lose it: 5 moves to put seniors back in the game — guest post by Karen Peterson by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health For Americans 65 and older, falling down can be the worst thing to happen to them, according to statistics from the National Council on Aging: • One in three seniors ... Read on »
Workplace stress and heart attack: Finding the proper Work-Play balance — guest post by Dr.... by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Cardiac operating room (Photo credit: Ruhrfisch) Americans are workaholics.  Most of us work 40+ hours a week, bring work home on the weekends and take as li ... Read on »
Think you’re healthy? Would you know if you weren’t? Oncologist offers 7 tips for... by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Not too long ago – just after World War II – few people in the United States brushed their teeth with any regularity. Now, the mere thought of going an entire day or night ... Read on »
Safe and natural ways to treat hair loss — guest post by Lou Hobbs by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health English: Bald head (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A simple Internet search results in a long list of natural remedies for hair loss. Creams, tonics and ... Read on »
Before lifting that glass of beer, consider your cancer risk by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Pint of American beer (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It’s not my intent to get up on a soapbox and tell everyone to quit drinking immediately.  Despite the known hazard ... Read on »
Baby boomers, do you know the signs of a heart attack? by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health heart attack anatomy (Photo credit: gandhiji40) February is not only known for Valentine’s Day. It’s also American Heart Month. For you baby boomer guys and gals ( ... Read on »
Could embarrassment be behind lower cancer survival rates among the British? by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Close up on the Big Ben (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you know I try to emphasize the importance of seeing the family doctor ... Read on »
Baby boomers: Here are some foods that can pack on pounds by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health A “home-cooked” hot dog with mayonnaise, onion, and pickle-relish (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I  hope all of you are following your New Year’s Resolutions. It can be ... Read on »
Foods men should eat everyday — guest post by Paul Taylor by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health I am going to share with you foods that men should be eating as part of their meal regimen on a daily basis. These foods have substantial benefits for men as you will se ... Read on »