7 Supplements Men Should Take

November: increase health awareness for menNovember is Men’s Health Awareness Month. This is a month to bring awareness to some of the biggest health issues faced by men, including prostate cancer and testicular cancer, as well as mental health and suicide prevention. According to the World Health Organization, men are less healthy than woman, and one of the reasons for that is that men are less likely to visit a doctor when they are ill and, when they see a doctor, are less likely to report on the symptoms of disease or illness. Continue reading “7 Supplements Men Should Take”

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Supplements for Men

supplements for menFather’s Day is around the corner, and the best gift could be the gift of health. Just like certain nutrients are extra important for women, some are key for men. Even if you eat a perfect diet, chances are you’re missing out on one or more of these essential nutrients for optimal performance and health. Here’s a highlight reel of some of the most beneficial supplements for men. Continue reading “Supplements for Men”

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Plant-Protect Your Prostate

vegetablesAdopting a plant-based diet can create a protective effect around the prostate which can help reduce your risk for prostate cancer and slow the progression if diagnosed. In 2019, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be approximately 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer in men and around 31,500 cancer-related deaths. Aside from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with 1 in 9 being diagnosed during his lifetime and about 1 in 41 dying from prostate cancer.

But research shows that a plant-based diet that avoids dairy, eggs, and processed meat may: Continue reading “Plant-Protect Your Prostate”

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Natural Support for Prostate Health

prostate-healthSeptember is National Prostate Health Month. It came about to increase public awareness of the importance of prostate health, help provide easily accessible prostate health screenings, educate about risk factors and symptoms of prostate related diseases, and advocate for further research on prostate health issues.

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is a very common condition that affects many men over the age of 40. Symptoms include increased urinary frequency, nighttime waking to empty the bladder, and a weak stream during urination. Continue reading “Natural Support for Prostate Health”

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Men’s Health – Pathway Saw Palmetto Pygeum Plus

Prostate health is a common health concern for both middle-aged and elderly men. Hormonal changes can cause enlargement and inflammation of the prostate gland, resulting in uncomfortable urinary symptoms. Studies support the use of natural ingredients such as saw palmetto, pygeum, nettle root, zinc, and lycopene for supporting prostate health. Saw palmetto, pygeum, and pumpkin seeds contain beta-sitosterol, a healthy fat that has been shown in clinical studies to support urinary flow in men. Continue reading “Men’s Health – Pathway Saw Palmetto Pygeum Plus”

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