Embarrassing Medical Myths Debunked

From dieting to anti-aging, myths are prevalent in many decisions we make concerning our health. But how many of the health facts that we steadfastly believe in are actually false? Even Dr. Oz has had to come clean about some of the myths he once believed.

Read more to find out which medical myths have been fooling you!


Men Can't Do Kegels

Dr. Oz has recommended the kegel exercise to women to improve sex life – but can men do them too? Most men think that exercise is off limits because they don’t have the same muscles as women in that area. After all, Kegel exercises were first invented by Dr. Kegel to help women strengthen their pelvic muscles after childbirth. However, studies show that men can actually do kegels too because they have the same pelvic floor muscles as women.\r\n

\r\nThe benefits for men are similar to women in that kegels can give you better bladder control. Additionally, research is now showing that kegels can also make erections last longer.

5 Things to Say (& Not to Say) If You See Signs of Dementia in a Loved One

Talking to them about it may be uncomfortable, but it's important not to put it off.

Tackling the issue of dementia when it affects someone near and dear is very difficult, and it is hard to know how to discuss the subject with your affected loved one. However, it is important not to put it off. Just try to make sure it is a gentle encounter — for both of you.

Here are the experts' recommendations on having the first talk.

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