Men's Health: Ages 40 to 59

Exercise & Fitness

5 exercises you're probably doing wrong - Virtua

5 Exercises You're Probably Doing Wrong

Maybe your plank looks sort of like your downward-facing dog. Correct technique means maximum benefit and minimal risk.

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I'm not motivated to exercise

I'm Not Motivated to Exercise. How Can I Change That?

Dr. Murray Buck, family physician with Virtua, explains why getting up off the couch and moving is the key to staying healthy.

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5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Family

Family fitness means more than exercise—it’s about creating the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. This will help you create a fitness plan you all enjoy.

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Functional Fitness - Virtua

This Functional Fitness Workout Makes Every Day Easier

Functional fitness workouts help you perform everyday activities more easily. They're especially helpful for maintaining range of motion as you age.

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how to fuel up for exercise

How to Fuel Up for Exercise

Food is our fuel. Learn what to eat before and after your next workout to get the most out of your exercise regimen.

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Quick Tip How Often Should I Work Out

Quick Tip: How Often Should I Work Out?

A Virtua fitness specialist gives you the keys to getting started and then ramping up your exercise routine.

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Virtua's Live Chat

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Sexual Health

how to talk with you partner about ED

How to Talk with Your Partner about ED

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects more than 50 percent of men in their 50s and 25 percent of men in their 40s. A trip to the urologist can make all the difference.

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What are the benefits of testosterone and estrogen?

What Are the Benefits of Testosterone and Estrogen?

Designed to aid both women and men, Exuberan balances testosterone and estrogen, which helps regulate how people feel.

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What is pellet hormone replacement therapy?

What Is Pellet Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Data supports that bio-identical hormone replacement pellet therapy is the safest and most effective method of hormone replacement therapy.

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Heart Health

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What Are Those Butterflies In Your Chest?

Some chest flutters are harmless, but others can last long or occur for no reason at all. Here’s what you need to know about this potentially dangerous heart condition.

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Managing Your Congestive Heart Failure

Managing Your Congestive Heart Failure

If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, watch this short video to learn how to manage your disease.

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Do You Know Your Numbers?

Do You Know Your Numbers?

Dr. Maria Duca, cardiologist with Virtua, explains the numbers you need to know for heart risk.

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spider veins: a mans problem too

Spider Veins: a Man's Problem, Too

Men also should know about spider or varicose veins before it's too late.

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3 ways to keep your heart healthy

3 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body. With a dose of prevention, you can keep it beating healthfully throughout your life. Here’s how.

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Cardiac Fact

Cardiac Fact

About 47% of sudden cardiac deaths occur outside a hospital. This suggests that many people with heart disease don't act on early warning signs.

- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

DIABETES & NUTRITION CARE

4 dangerous diabetes myths

4 Dangerous Diabetes Myths

Dispelling diabetes myths means you’re better prepared to deal with this serious condition.

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Can you afford diabetes?

Understand the Physical and Financial Cost of Diabetes

The best way to avoid the steep cost of a diabetes diagnosis is to control the risks that contribute to it by managing your weight, diet and exercise.

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Prediabetes Heed this health warning

Prediabetes: Heed This Health Warning

A prediabetes diagnosis is a warning that you're on the verge of type 2 diabetes. Don't ignore it! Learn what you can do to reverse it.

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Colonoscopy

10 Reasons to Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today

10 Reasons to Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today

Research suggests that 40% of Americans who should be having colonoscopies are opting not to have them. Read on to see if you should be scheduling one today.

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how to overcome screening fears

How to Overcome Colonoscopy Fears

Are you avoiding making an appointment for a colorectal screening? Here are some good reasons to get over your fear and take time for this quick test.

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5 Fantastic Things About Getting a Colonoscopy

5 Fantastic Things About Getting a Colonoscopy

Did you realize how many great things go hand-in-hand with getting a colonoscopy? Check out these 5 fantastic reasons to get this life-saving screening now.

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Orthopedics

Muscle Cramps

The Best Way to Treat Muscle Cramps

You’re in the middle of a great workout, and you’ve got a good sweat going when suddenly — a muscle cramp threatens to derail your efforts.

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Are Your Cracking, Painful Joints Telling You Something?

Are Your Cracking, Painful Joints Telling You Something?

Over time, your muscles, bones, and joints wear down. Creaky knees and difficulty or pain when doing daily tasks are signs that might be the early symptoms of osteoarthritis.

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Episode 1 of Joint Replacement Institute Patient Jared Orth

Jared Orth Documentary Episode 1: Pre-Surgery

Follow Jared, a hip replacement patient, from his first appointment at Virtua Joint Replacement Institute to his completion of a sprint triathlon months later.

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avoid knee pain

3 Ways to Avoid Knee Pain

Don't let knee pain keep you from doing the things you love. Use these three practical tips to prevent injury.

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runner knee

What is Runner's Knee?

Dr. Brad Bernardini discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of runner's knee in this segment of "Ask the Doctor."

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4 ways to prevent back pain

4 Ways to Prevent Back Pain

Don’t let back pain keep you from doing what you love. Learn proper lifting techniques and 3 other ways that you can prevent back pain.

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Joint Replacement Fact

The Virtua Joint Replacement Institute earned a 99% patient satisfaction rating.

- National Survey of Hospital Patients

Cancer TREATMENT

Do You Need to Worry About Prostate Cancer After a Vasectomy?

Do You Need to Worry About Prostate Cancer After a Vasectomy?

Vasectomies are common and safe, despite a study that connected them to prostate cancer.

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how is cancer diagnosed small

How is Cancer Diagnosed?

Sometimes, many tests are needed to diagnose cancer. Find out more about how this is done.

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Combat 5 Lung Diseases That Take Your Breath Away

Combat 5 Lung Diseases That Take Your Breath Away

Respiratory disease makes every breath a difficult challenge – even more difficult than the effort it takes to quit smoking.

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Virtua Questionnaire: Could You Have a Genetic Cancer Risk?

Questionnaire: Could You Have a Genetic Cancer Risk?

This family ancestry and medical history questionnaire can indicate your risk for colon, breast, pancreatic, ovarian or uterine cancer.

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busting clinical trial myths

Busting Clinical Trials Myths

Virtua has been participating in clinical trials for more than 40 years, helping patients while striving to improve quality of care.

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