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Bringing Sexy Back: Traditional Botanicals for a Libido Boost

The stress and profound lifestyle changes related to the pandemic have affected us in countless areas of our lives. Taking care of oneself, family, and those dear to us took on a whole new meaning. For many, sexual health and well-being unavoidably slipslided down from an item of reasonably high priority to something we hoped we could and would give more attention to again eventually if things ever returned to

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] These toxins cycle into our food supply, accumulating in animals and plants.[5],[6],[7],[8] Many environmental pollutants do not degrade over time,

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’s career, financial security, travel and global exploration, and, in general, the search for a purposeful mission in life. Although we

B Vitamins and Erectile Dysfunction

The Role of Homocysteine and B Vitamins in 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, we also see a relationship between hyper-HCY and conditions with vascular underpinnings, including cardiovascular disease,[3] cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease,[4],[5] and

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 approximately 16% of males between the ages of 20 and 75,[1] and is increasingly common with age. But it is not

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 concerns with aging: libido, bone strength, metabolic health, and even female infertility. Here, we take a look at the clinical findings

French Maritime Pine Bark Extract

French Maritime Pine Bark Extract and Erectile Dysfunction

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) is a source of numerous polyphenol antioxidants, including procyanidins, bioflavonoids, and organic acids, and has been shown in multiple clinicals to

Ashwaganda and Saffron

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

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 and may exist indefinitely. Thus, the need for tools that support our mental health and stress tolerance continue to be key.

TOP ARTICLES

Bringing Sexy Back: Traditional Botanicals for a Libido Boost

The stress and profound lifestyle changes related to the pandemic have affected us in countless areas of our lives. Taking care of oneself, family, and those dear to us took on a whole new meaning. For many, sexual health and well-being unavoidably slipslided down from an item of reasonably high

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]

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’s

The Role of Homocysteine and B Vitamins in 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, we

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 approximately

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 concerns

French Maritime Pine Bark Extract and Erectile Dysfunction

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) is

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

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 and