Emily Shiffer


Education: B.A. Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
Expertise: Men's Health, Reproductive Health, Nutrition
Emily Shiffer is a freelance writer based in South Carolina with over a decade of experience in writing and reporting. She specializes in health, nutrition, lifestyle and pop culture. Her work has been published in Women’s HealthRunner’s WorldPEOPLEMen’s HealthPrevention and more.
When she’s not writing, she loves to spend time hunting for antiques, listening to music, learning about American history, and walking her dachshund, Gertrude.

About the Edge

The Edge is an editorial outlet from Hone Health that delivers science-backed, expert-driven content to help you live better for longer. Our content is powered by experienced health and lifestyle journalists and reviewed by members of our Advisory Board, who are notable experts in their respective disciplines, from urology and endocrinology to nutrition and fitness.

Latest From Emily Shiffer

9 Testosterone Myths Debunked (Plus 5 Facts That’ll Surprise You)

We’re setting the record straight on T.

These Anti-Aging Vitamins and Supplements Might Help Slow the Clock

These nutrients are packed with age-fighting powers.

Why Aren't You Horny? Common Causes of Low Libido in Men

It’s natural for your libido to ebb and flow. Here’s what’s normal, and when to talk to your doctor.

Do I Have Low Testosterone? 13 Symptoms to Look for

Keep an eye out for these red flags for dwindling T levels.

Always Tired? These 9 Vitamins Will Give You All-Day Energy

Short circuit fatigue with these critical nutrients.

Why No Fap Is Total BS, According to a Urologist

If you think skipping solo sex will raise your T levels, think again.

Wait, Can You Drink While Taking Ozempic or Metformin?

Yes, but it might thwart your weight loss efforts.

Does Alcohol Lower Testosterone Levels? Read This Before Your Next Drink

One beer or cocktail is fine, but more isn’t better

The Scary Truth About Gas Station Sex Pills

These so-called T-boosters aren’t the fuel you want.

Do OTC Testosterone Boosters Really Work?

Quick-fix pills might not score you a lift.

Would You Try an All-Meat Diet? Everything You Need to Consider Before You Do

Experts weigh in on the short- and long-term effects of the carnivore diet.

7 Vitamins To Give Your Gut a Healthy Boost

Want a healthy microbiome? It starts with these key nutrients.

The Hypoallergenic Sheets You Never Knew You Needed

Sleeping > sneezing.

9 Best Cooling Mattress Toppers for a Chilled Night of Sleep

Never sleep hot again.

The 8 Best Pillows for Side Sleepers

Stop stiffness with one of these pillows.

Here’s Exactly What To Say To Your Doctor About Erection Woes

Plus how to pick a physician you can trust with your most prized appendage.