Every man needs to actively manage his health and well being. Developing and maintaining good habits, like regular workout, is as important as a good diet for maintaining vitality, prostate health and a proper sex drive.
There are a number of herbs that can help support concerns specific to men:
Pine bark has been a natural therapy for centuries. Recent research shows pine bark can offer nutritional support to encourage prostate health. Pine bark has also been shown to support sperm quality and quantity, and encourage a desirable sexual response.
Turmeric is a favorite to many and the reason is clear–it’s high in antioxidants may soothe muscles and irritated tissue. One placebo-controlled, double-blind study found that turmeric helped ease urinary difficulties in patients with prostate issues. We actually released a liquid turmeric extract not long ago and the early feedback has been incredible.
Pumpkin seeds offers a range of nutrients that have been positively linked to men’s health, such as zinc, potassium, and iron. Research suggests these nutrients coupled with pumpkin seeds’ antioxidant action offer incredible support for the prostate. One study reported that pumpkin seed extract encouraged normal urine flow in men with enlarged prostate.
Native Americans have been using saw palmetto to support urinary and reproductive health since a long time. More recent research suggests saw palmetto may help inhibit enzymes associated with prostate’s enlargement.
An enlarged prostate is a common problem and finding ways to encourage a normal size is essential for normal urination. Several placebo-controlled, double-blind studies have found pygeum bark to provide certain compounds that help in the condition.
Stinging nettle has a number of health benefits, especially for men’s health and urinary tract. Stinging nettle balances hormone levels and discourages the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, an androgen hormone that can lead to prostate enlargement.
Polygonum hydropiperoides, also known as smartweed, is high in antioxidants that defend and protect against free radicals. Antioxidants are important for encouraging prostate health and some research has found that smartweed helps to soothe tissues and potentially reduce swelling.