Dr. Geo Espinosa: Vitamin D for Longevity and Reducing Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

This recent study, published in the British Journal of Urology, shows low vitamin D levels are associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men, especially during the winter. The following is an excerpt of a blog on the subject by contributor, Geo Espinosa, ND. STUDY DETAILS 457 patients participated in aRead …

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Dr Geo Espinosa on the Recent Change in Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate cancer screening

On May 8, 2018, the  United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)  issued new recommendations for prostate screening, published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), for prostate screening, stating “Clinicians should not conduct prostate cancer screening in men aged 55-69 years who do not ask for it (level C recommendation).”Read …

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Is There a Connection to a High Fat Diet and Prostate Cancer? Not Likely, says NYU Naturopathic Urologist

High Fat Diet and Prostate Cancer

In January 2018, the New York Times published an article titled: High-fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer, citing an animal study that looked at the relationship of fats with this male disease. Is there an association between a high fat diet and prostate cancer?  The question is notRead …

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Why the New York Times Got It Wrong about Vitamin D

Recently, a New York Times (NYT) article, Why are So Many People Popping Vitamin D?, suggested that taking vitamin D is a waste of time and money. Gina Kolata, a medical journalist for the NYT, highlighted two new studies concluding that vitamin D does not prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) orRead …

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