French Maritime Pine Bark Extract and Erectile Dysfunction

French Maritime Pine Bark Extract

A Botanical for All Things Circulatory, Pine Bark Extract Has Numerous Studies Showing It Enhances Erectile Function French maritime pine bark (Pinus pinaster) is a botanical with substantial clinical evidence that it helps improve blood vessel function, in part by enhancing nitric oxide (NO) production [1],[2]Standardized pine bark extract (SPBE) isRead

DHEA as Support for Female Libido and Fertility

Clinical Studies Show the Usefulness of This Parent Hormone for Female Libido and Fertility Much like estrogen and testosterone, levels of DHEA and DHEA-S decrease with age and are approximately 25% of their peak by age 70.2[1] Thus, we see substantial research regarding DHEA and its supplementation surrounding common concernsRead

Erectile Dysfunction and The Role of Nitric Oxide

A Look at the Role Nitric Oxide Plays in Erectile Function and Nutritional Tools to Improve its Production. By far, the most common concern that comes up in discussions of male sexual health is erectile dysfunction. A large, multinational survey, published in 2004, found that erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximatelyRead

The Role of Homocysteine and B Vitamins in Erectile Dysfunction

B Vitamins and Erectile Dysfunction

How B Vitamins Can Be Transformative for Erection Quality in Individuals Poorly Responsive to Phosphodiesterase Type-5 Inhibitors. Numerous studies have shown a relationship between homocysteine (HCY) elevation and erectile dysfunction (ED). Elevated levels of HCY are associated with endothelial dysfunction and uncoupling of the nitric oxide synthase enzyme;[1],[2] thus, weRead

Key Vitamins and Minerals for Reproductive Health

A Look at the Research Behind Selenium, Zinc, Folate and Vitamin B12 as They Pertain to Reproductive Health. The age at which we elect to reproduce has been on the rise for some time. Both men and women are putting parenthood secondary to pursuing a variety of things, including one’sRead

Melatonin and CoQ10 and Male and Female Fertility

Antioxidants Like Melatonin and CoQ10 May Help Mitigate the Impact of Environmental Exposures and Aging on Reproductive Health. We live in an increasingly toxic world, with literally thousands of different potential toxins being released into our water, air, and soil each day by industry, agricultural practices, and our daily living.[1],[2],[3],[4]Read

Ashwagandha and Saffron: Key Tools for a New Era of Living

Ashwaganda and Saffron

With Clinical Data for Mood, Stress, and Sexual Health, the Many Reasons to Consider Ashwaganda and Saffron for “Recovery 2021” In 2020, stress pretty much hit us all like a freight train—not just once or twice, but repeatedly. Many of these new stressors are carrying with us into 2021 andRead

Part 1: Melatonin, Immune Function, and Inflammation

A look at the physiological role of melatonin beyond its sleep-supportive and antioxidant effects. Melatonin and Respiratory Health Melatonin has been shown to improve various markers of lung function and/or reduce pulmonary inflammation in numerous settings not having a primary infectious etiology. Although we typically think of melatonin as aRead

The Immune and Gastrointestinal Benefits of Colostrum

From Top-Notch Athletes to the Critically Ill, this Colostral “First Milk” Provides Nutritional Protection What’s the nutritional superfood almost all of us have had at some time in our life, and new mothers, dairy farmers, and Ob/Gyn’s know best? It’s colostrum, the first milk that comes at birth. Colostrum isRead