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Recreational Viagra use can cause ironic complications

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Increasingly, men with no erectile dysfunction to speak of are seeking out in doctor's offices and on the internet drugs like Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and Stendra in order to have more erections that last longer and "harder."

It's not different than men seeking male steroids (testosterone or doping) in order to build muscle strength. Men are looking to be "super," in this case, the super stud!

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It's time we revisited calcium supplements

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I have written about this, mentioned it more than once on my radio show and commented on this matter on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Simply put, I can see no reason, other than a laboratory demonstrated calcium deficiency -- typically a sign of other disease -- that anyone should be supplementing their diet with calcium liquid, chewables or pills.

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Some very important facts about vitamin D

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The body makes vitamin D when it is exposed to the sun, and we also ingest it.

But vitamin D is important and there is a lot to know about it.

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Dr. Sam Benjamin Health Update - No sweat is a bad thing

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Dr. Sam Benjamin explains why with all of this hot weather, there is a concern about not sweating, especially if you suffer from migraines.

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Dr. Sam Benjamin Health Update - Is the heat affecting your meds?

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Dr. Sam Benjamin explains how the heat can affect your health medications and cause them to be less effective.

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