Fit TV | Men’s Health

Healthy Aging

Find out what you need to know for healthy aging, that is, how to sidestep “getting old”…. from low testosterone (and its effects on sex drive and belly fat) to prostate cancer, robotic surgery, and osteopenia. Emmy Award-winning news anchor John Kessler, and Karen Owoc address a range of medical symptoms and treatments with Dr. Neil Okamura and Dr. Mark Lollar of San Ramon Regional Medical Center/John Muir Health.

Anxiety and Depression in Men

VIDEO: Three men/boys kill themselves every hour of every day. Would you recognize the symptoms if your son, husband, father or friend is depressed? Men generally don’t show the “classic” signs of depression nor do they typically reach out for help or seek medical attention.

Even trained clinicians are less likely to correctly diagnose depression in men than in women. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Will Courtenay, “The Men’s Doc”, an internationally-recognized expert on men’s emotional health. We discuss the symptoms and causes leading up to depression in men, including postpartum depression in men. (Yes, really!)

It wasn’t that long ago that actor and comedian Robin Williams shocked the world by killing himself. Williams battled drug and alcohol abuse for decades and had open heart surgery in 2009. Heart patients often experience anxiety after their cardiac event.

This episode also includes a three-minute segment on “Pet Health”. Pets often help alleviate depression. Find out how to care for your senior pet with San Ramon veterinarian Dr. Glen Weber.

Managing Man-opause


VIDEO: Male hormone production decreases as men age. Find out what to expect and how to cope with the changes. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter,
hosts this short-form segment of men’s health and fitness news in The
Men’s Health Minute.

Revolutionary Hair Restoration


VIDEO: The painful truth for some 35 million men is that hair loss is
inevitable. Hair restoration surgery offers a way to permanently reduce
bald patches, but not without some unfavorable results. Find out how a
new ground-breaking device can solve some of the technical challenges of
this procedure. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact
segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute.

Color Blindness


VIDEO: Color blindness affects many Americans, but it is often misunderstood.
Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts a compact segment of men’s
health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute.

Laptops and Sperm Health


VIDEO: Heat from laptops can affect male fertility. Find out the best way to
use them without damaging your sperm. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter,
hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness  news in The
Men’s Health Minute.

Male Longevity


VIDEO: Men surpass women in disease and death but aren’t diligent about getting routine check-ups. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute.

Male Hearing Loss


VIDEO: Men far outnumber women when it comes to hearing loss. Find out why and how to prevent it. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute.