Chris Regal, Editor

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.

Link Between ED and Heart Problems

Research indicates a link exists between erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease. Here are the main considerations when dealing with both conditions simulataneously.
Chris Regal

Are E-Cigarettes Really Healthier Than Cigarettes?

It’s been over a decade since smoking was banned in bars, restaurants and clubs in my native New York; my current home state of Virginia followed suit some years later. So it came as a surprise when I looked down a bar to see a man puffing away on wh...
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What is an Adrenaline Rush?

Adrenaline is a hormone that accelerates the breakdown of sugar in the liver to provide fast-acting energy to be used during moments of stress, resulting in an “adrenaline rush.”
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Could modern medicine have saved their careers?

My name is Chris, and I am a sports junkie. I love it all. I love basketball, football, baseball, hockey, cricket, rugby, handball, water polo, lacrosse and as many obscure Olympic sports as I can name. I can’t get enough. Give me an athlete who is a...
Chris Regal

Tips to Eat Less at Meals

Let’s face it: many people want to lose weight, but simply eating less is harder than it sounds. Here are a few tricks to cut back on how much you consume.
Chris Regal

What Makes You Eat More?

If you’re trying to cut down on your portion sizes, try these tips, including using a smaller plate.
Chris Regal