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How The Reverse Heart Disease Diet Could Improve Your Health

It’s no secret that eating too much of certain foods may increase your risk...

Telomere Testing: The Benefits of Knowing Your Cellular Age

What are telomeres and what can they tell us about our health? These segments...

The Power of Positive Thinking and Your Health

When Norman Vincent Peale published The Power of Positive Thinking in 1952, the idea...

The Intermittent Fasting Diet: Know the Facts and if You Should Try It

Have you heard people talking about intermittent fasting? Fasting involves organizing your eating into...

Anti-aging for Men: The Best Anti-aging Skincare for Men

If you think guys don’t need to take care of their skin, think again....

Don’t Be Fooled by Health Myths: 5 Facts That Are Completely False

If you’ve ever consulted “Dr. Google” in an attempt to address a health concern,...

Ask Dr. Spar: What Is The Best Pre Workout Supplement For Men?—Part 2

In an earlier post, I talked about some of my favorite pre-workout supplements for...

10 Tips to Live Younger Longer (Revised 2018)

In an earlier post, I listed ten tips to live younger longer. Since many...

Top 5 Heart Health Supplements (Revised 2018)

In an earlier post, I listed some of my favorite supplements for heart health....

Best Ways to Diagnose and Treat ED

While you’re not likely to hear them talking about it in the locker room,...

Top Foods that Cause Cancer (You Probably Think They’re Safe!) (Revised 2018)

When you’re placing items in your cart at the grocery store or reading the...

How Much Longer Will I Live? Key Indicators of Fast Aging (Revised 2018)

Many of us know about the most obvious signs of aging – wrinkles, trouble...

5 Top Supplements For Brain Health (Revised 2018)

As I explain below, aging takes its toll on your cognitive abilities as well...

Best Methods to Slow Male Pattern Baldness

For many of us, it starts with a harmless glance in the mirror that...

What Supplements Should I Take for CrossFit? (Revised 2018)

Whether you’re a dedicated member of a CrossFit “box,” doing Orange Theory, or merely...

Top 10 Best Anti-Aging Supplements for Men (Revised 2018)

It’s a fact of life that no matter how young we feel on the...

Ask Dr. Spar: What Are My Heart Health Test Options?

When it comes to your health, you have more power than you realize. Lifestyle...

Top 5 Supplements to Increase Sex Drive

Supplements can be a powerful tool for helping you achieve your goals, especially when...

Why Do Men Need Doctors? (Podcast Featuring Dr. Myles Spar)

The other day, I sat down with the prestigious Los Angeles-based chiropractor, Dr. Michael...

5 Supplements Everyone Should Take (Revised 2018)

In the post below, I explain that certain supplements are good for everybody, though...

Rev Up Your Fitness Goals for Lasting Wellness with These Simple Tricks

Investing in your health is something every person should do, but many don’t know...

One Week Stress Management Plan

Stress. Between struggling to meet work and family demands and worrying about the state...

Healthy(ish) Drinks for Your Winter Party

My healthy alcohol options for the holidays blog post was so popular, I decided...

Ask Dr. Spar: What Is A Definite Sign Of Overtraining?

It’s no secret that I’m a huge proponent of exercise to improve physical and...

Ask Dr. Spar: What Is The Best Pre Workout Supplement For Men?

I’m not just a physician who works with a lot of athletes—I also regularly...

Dr. Spar’s TED Talk: Change Your Annual Check Up to a “Check in” and Live Longer

As I’m sure many of you have, I’ve been watching Ted Talks (on Technology,...

Human Growth Hormone Cost: More Than Just Money—Part 2

Because our bodies make less growth hormone as we get older, people sometimes wonder...

Heart and Health: 5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy This Season

With all the rich meals, sugary treats, and heated political discussions over the dinner...

5 Tips On How to Sleep Better and Deeper

Tired? You’re not the only one. According to a 2016 study by the Centers...

If I’m Going To Drink What Are The Healthiest Alcohol Options?

Whether we’re toasting an achievement, celebrating the holiday season, or simply savoring a snifter...

Do Your Own Ironman

We are at that time between holidays when the mind starts to turn a...

Depression Stress Anxiety Test: 5 Ways To Self-Diagnose—Part 2

In part one of this series, I discussed the prevalence of depression and anxiety...

How to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and while it can be a happy time...

Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention—What You Need to Know

If you’re a man of a certain age, you’ve probably heard some pretty frightening...

Cancer-Causing Ingredients In Your Bathroom Cabinet

Did you know your personal care products could make you sick? Many of the...

5 Stress Management Training Exercises

Whether it’s the demands of family, pressure at work, our current political climate, or...

The Top Tests for Heart Attack Prevention That Could Save Your Life

According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is responsible for approximately one in...

Men’s Health: Three Tests That Could Save Your Life

If you’re relying on the basic tests you get at your annual physical to...

What Foods and Supplements Give Me the Best Turmeric Bioavailability?

Have you heard about turmeric? Derived from underground stems of the ginger plant known...

Human Growth Hormone Cost: More Than Just Money—Part 1

Produced by your pituitary gland, natural growth hormone propels our childhood development and helps...

Mindfulness Tools: 5 Smartphone Apps to Help You Stay Mindful

Are you searching for a proven and accessible way to relax? Try mindfulness. As...

Heart and Health: Does Red Yeast Rice Really Work As A Natural Statin?

Have you heard of red yeast rice? Made by culturing rice with strains of...

16 Cancer Causing Foods

Your health is your best asset, and your diet can have a huge impact...

Corporate Stress Management: How To Manage Stress At Work

Even if you love what you do, chances are your job is one of...

Top 5 Foods for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention

Want to take care of your heart? Start with your plate. As I explain...

Depression / Stress / Anxiety Test: 5 Ways to Self-Diagnose

Whether dealing with a tight deadline at work, struggling to meet demands from family,...

5 Steps to Looking 10 Years Younger

We all know our appearance doesn’t matter as much as what’s on the inside,...

Heart and Health: How Basic Diet Changes Can Affect Heart Health

You’ve heard about unhealthy foods causing heart problems—some restaurants even give decadent menu items...

IS YOUR LIFE KILLING YOU?

A tight deadline at work, sitting in traffic, falling behind in responding to emails…...

RUN IT OUT

…or Cycle or Swim or Lift It Out   Stressed out? You’re not the...

THE MOST STRESSFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Do the holidays and post-election happenings have you stressed out? If you’re so stressed...

NEUROPLASTICITY

When it comes to your brain, you actually can teach an old dog new...

PURPOSE

Purpose and Death Did you know having a sense of purpose can actually add...

EXERCISE

FIX YOUR BRAIN Every day I have patients who come to me asking what...

EPIGENETICS

If you think genetic predisposition means certain conditions are inevitable, think again. Far from...