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Larry Pollack

Larry Pollack

Larry Pollack is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in Del Mar, California. In addition to co-founding and writing articles for Manopause.com, he has written a television presentation pilot called "Manopause" and a horror film called "Spore."
erectile dysfunction
Sex
Larry Pollack

Erectile Dysfunction And Sex: The Top 5 Remedies To Stop The Flop

Erectile dysfunction (ED) has come out of the shadows and is actively being discussed in TV commercials and talk shows. It’s estimated that 50% of men over 50 experience erectile dysfunction, sometimes called “Limp Dick,” “Floppy McSkinflute,” or “Cock-a-doodle Done.” All kidding aside, erectile dysfunction is a serious matter, especially to the sufferer, and can lead to depression, anxiety, irrit

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Travel
Larry Pollack

Beautiful Iceland: An Absolute Must See

I know there are a lot of places in this world to go for a vacation, but Iceland is an exceptional destination that has to go on your bucket list. The country has made great strides promoting tourism over the last 10 years, including partnering with airlines for affordable airfares, and offering great pricing on lodging and food. Iceland has been featured in many movies and TV shows, including “Th

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Friday the 13th
Life
Larry Pollack

Are You Afraid of Friday The 13th?

Friday the 13th has scared people for centuries. Schedules are rearranged, plans are changed, and prayers are said to avoid calamity. Why? The Knights Templar were a Catholic military order established in 1119 to protect Christian pilgrims in the holy land. They fought in the Crusades on behalf of the Pope and through contributions and plunder became extremely wealthy and powerful.

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cat stevens
Entertainment
Larry Pollack

Cat Stevens: Full Circle

So many musical artists from my youth are burned into my memory, and soul, and I’ll be writing about a lot of them in the months to come. One artist in particular stands out not only for his music, but for his life journey as well: Cat Stevens. He was born Steven Demetre Georgiou in London on July 21, 1948. Confusion about life undoubtedly started young, as his father was Greek Orthodox and his mo

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puppet show marrionette
Entertainment
Larry Pollack

Don’t Call Them Puppet Shows! They’re Marionette Masterpieces!

When I was 9 or 10, I remember seeing a show called Supercar for the first time. My brother and I were apoplectic–a futuristic flying car fighting bad guys! And the puppets, I mean marionettes, looked real except for the weird bouncy walk! But they had eyebrows, mouths that seemed to move with the words, and cool sets. This was way better than the “hand up the ass” puppets on Captain Kangaroo or

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mattress-bed-sleep
Health
Larry Pollack

Age Affects Sleep: The 4 Best Mattresses For A Good Night’s Sleep!

It’s a fact that as we get older, it’s harder to sleep. Without one of the best mattresses, it can be more challenging to get to sleep or to stay asleep, with a significant number of men and women reporting various forms of insomnia after age 50. Reasons include illnesses like arthritis, heart disease, depression or anxiety, or inactivity, mental distractions, or a shitty old mattress. Case in poi

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Travel
Larry Pollack

The Wickaninnish Inn: The Premier Destination On Vancouver Island

If you’re looking for a place to get away from it all, commune with nature, and enjoy unparalleled accommodations, The Wickaninnish Inn on Vancouver Island, British Columbia is for you! Located in the town of Tofino, Canada’s surfing mecca, the hotel offers understated elegance in harmony with its pristine natural surroundings. The Wickaninnish Inn was built in 1996 and was the passion project of

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breast cancer
Health
Larry Pollack

6 Important Ways To Support Your Spouse Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

You have breast cancer. Imagine hearing those words about your wife, mother, sister, or daughter. You. Have. Breast. Cancer. Shock, disbelief, fear, anger, confusion. All simultaneous, legitimate intense emotions elicited by a diagnosis of breast cancer. And they hit like a bolt of lightning. It is estimated that almost 400,000 women in the United States will hear those words this year. 1 in 8 wom

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Health
Larry Pollack

Male Breast Cancer: What You Need To Know

What do Richard Roundtree (“Shaft”), Peter Criss (KISS drummer), and Montel Williams all have in common? They all had male breast cancer. The risk of developing male breast cancer goes up as you age. The average age of diagnosis in men is 68. While women have an overall risk of 1 in 9 of developing breast cancer, for men it’s more like 1 in 800. You might ask how or why a man would develop breast

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Give
Larry Pollack

Charitable Giving With A Purpose: Self-Sufficiency

Charitable giving is a central tenet of every major world religion. Whether it means taking care of the poor, the widow, the orphan, the sick or just helping your fellow man in any time of need, thinking and acting beyond the needs of the “self” has always been a righteous endeavor. In modern capitalistic societies, charity is most often thought of in monetary terms, and there is nothing wrong wit

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