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Herbs for Male Performance

When considering treatment options for male performance support, as practitioners, we automatically think of traditional male tonics such as Tribulus terrestris (tribulus) and Turnera diffusa (damiana). Other herbs we should be considering for supporting male physiology include Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng) and Withania somnifera (withania). This article explores the traditional use of male tonic herbs and provides modern clinical relevance. 

Feb 04, 19
Multivitamins Benefit Mens Health

Even with the abundance of food we find in the western world, nutritional deficiencies are still common,[1] often due to nutrient-deplete food choices, poor farming practices or a lack of nutrients in the soil.[2]

Feb 01, 19

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Jan 29, 19

Current data suggests dietary factors hold significant effects on both the innate and the adaptive immune system. While salt appears to promote inflammation in various mechanisms, it seems that consumption of curcumin and spicy food may attenuate immune hyperactivity.

Jan 28, 19
Black Cumin: an ancient herbal medicine for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

With its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that have demonstrated benefit for complex autoimmune conditions, Black Cumin is an ideal choice for Hashimoto's. 

Jan 21, 19
Evidence-based natural medicines for polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

The key herbs and nutrients supported by evidence for the PCOS patient. Between 12-21% of women of child-bearing age are affected by polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).[1] This complex condition is multifactorial in nature, different for each affected person and thus requires individualised approaches for each woman.

Jan 18, 19
Treating Gout Naturally

What are the natural medicines and lifestyle modifications for supporting patients with gout? The cause of gout is hyperuricaemia, defined as elevated uric acid levels in the bloodstream and tissues.

Jan 14, 19
The microbiota - polyphenol interplay in neurodegenerative disease

Could polyphenols and their influence on microbiota be an effective strategy for the prevention of neurodegeneration? Polyphenols are naturally occurring compounds in many berries, fruits and vegetables, as well as cereals, tea, coffee, cocoa, and wine. Polyphenols suppress neuroinflammation and protect neurons against oxidative stress and inflammatory injury, thus promoting memory, learning, and cognitive functions.

Jan 11, 19

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