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10 Signs You May Have Low Testosterone Levels

What Is Testosterone?

There are several signs you may experience that shows you may have low testosterone levels. What are the normal testosterone levels to keep you in perfect health? First, let’s look at what testosterone is.

Testosterone is a hormone. It’s the hormone that puts hair on a man’s chest and the force behind a man’s sex drive. Testosterone helps build a man’s muscles, gives a man a deep voice, and enlarges the size of his penis and testes, all these happens in puberty.

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When a man becomes an adult, it keeps a man’s muscles and bones strong and sustains his interest in sex. This makes a man a real man physically and in bed (sexual performance).  Continue reading 10 Signs You May Have Low Testosterone Levels

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How to Fight Infection Naturally Without Antibiotics

Infection treatment with antibiotics is very common but for those of us that have a story to tell concerning the use of antibiotics for an infection, where the use of antibiotics caused us harm than good, and when finally we get an alternative to antibiotics, we appreciate it better.

Growing up I remember taking antibiotics for throat infection, which is an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus. I was always having sore throat and most times, it comes with feverish condition and very severe that I can’t swallow saliva, food or even talk. At that time I was taking Strepsils, Rosiclox, Amoxicillin, Ampiclox prescribed by my doctor, I used to take any of these antibiotics but discovered that Strepsil and Rosiclox works better for me so I took more of Strepsil and Rosiclox for so many years.infection treatment without antibiotics

Antibiotics have a number of drawbacks. They kill bacteria indiscriminately throughout the body, that’s the way they work. For example, if you have a sore throat, the antibiotic you take kills the friendly or good bacteria known as lactobacillus in the gut and vagina, exposing you to vagina yeast infection. That’s why vaginal and intestinal yeast infections are very common after the use of antibiotic. Continue reading How to Fight Infection Naturally Without Antibiotics

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MenTea – Herbal Tea That Makes Men Healthier

Herbal tea is a delicious and comforting drink to enjoy daily due to its numerous health benefits. Herbal teas contain real herbs that possess medicinal qualities. They can help with everything from easing a cold and calming an upset stomach to fighting infection and supporting general wellness.

History has recorded that, people in every culture have used herbal teas to enhance their fertility and to help heal their bodies, as well.

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MenTea is a high quality and therapeutic tea for men’s health and wellness, designed to enhance men’s reproductive health. MenTea tackles quick ejaculation, poor libido and stamina, increases fertility and enhances prostrate health. Continue reading MenTea – Herbal Tea That Makes Men Healthier

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FertiliteaPrep – How to Get Pregnant Naturally

Fertility preparation is essential for every woman trying to conceive, this helps to balance your hormones, support and strengthen your reproductive system and increase your chances of becoming pregnant.

The first thing to consider when preparing to conceive is fertility detox. Fertility preparation starts with fertility detox or fertility cleansing that helps to remove toxins from your body that may have been stored in your liver for years. Removing these toxins will help boost you liver function which is essential for hormonal balance and fertility. teaforpreconceptionFertility preparation herbal blend such as FertiliteaPrep, is a preconception organic tea blend for women formulated to balance hormones, support the entire reproductive system and help increase your chances to get pregnant naturally. Continue reading FertiliteaPrep – How to Get Pregnant Naturally

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Fertilitea Detox – How to do a fertility cleanse

Fertility cleanse or fertility detox is a natural way to reset the body and keep it healthy. One thing you should consider when planning to conceive is to do fertility cleanse, this is one vital thing you make sure you do before getting pregnant.

It is important to prepare your body when planning to conceive, this is when fertility cleanse come in, to help prepare your body to get ready to carry a baby, making it easier for you to carry your baby to full term.howtodoafertilitycleanseFertility cleansing stimulates the liver to get rid of accumulated toxins in the body and help the liver to function properly which is beneficial for pregnancy to occur. This further encourages hormonal balance and proper blood circulation to the pelvic organs. Continue reading Fertilitea Detox – How to do a fertility cleanse

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Is It Safe To use Insect Repellent During Pregnancy

What is Insect Repellent

An insect repellent, also known as “bug spray”, is a substance applied to skin, clothing, or other surfaces that helps to keep mosquitoes and other insects away and prevent them from approaching or settling on that surface. can i use insect repellent during pregnancy

Most insect repellents that work contain N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide as their active ingredient. Permethrin is another active ingredient widely used, a pesticide rather than a repellent. These insect repellents are used for prevention of insect-borne diseases as well as painful insect bites.

It is a fact that insect repellents have prevented countless cases of malaria, fever, and other mosquito-borne diseases. However, there are concerns about the potential adverse health effects of insect repellents in recent times which have increased, especially for those containing N, N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide, also known as deet.

There have been reports of the dangers of these insect repellents such as behavioral changes, confusion, irritability, insomnia, ataxia (the loss of full control of bodily movements), encephalopathy (loss of brain function as a result of toxins in the blood), seizures, coma and even death. Continue reading Is It Safe To use Insect Repellent During Pregnancy

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Effects of Male Masturbation on Fertility

What are the effects of male masturbation on fertility? When a couple is trying to get pregnant what happens to the man who masturbates? Do men lost sperm during masturbation? Does male masturbation affect fertility? Let’s find out, keep reading…

What is Male Masturbation?

Male masturbation is the sexual and self-stimulation of the sex organs, most often to the point of orgasm.

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Falling Sperm Count Linked to Exposure to Aluminum

Aluminium is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13. It is a silvery-white, soft, nonmagnetic, ductile metal. Aluminium is the third most abundant element, and the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust.

What is aluminium used for?

  • Aluminium is used a lot to make drink cans
  • Aluminium is rolled into very thin sheets, called foil or foil paper used to make takeaway containers or foil containers
  • Aluminium is used to make milk bottle tops, chocolate wrapping and lids for dairy products.
  • Aluminium is used in many homes as foil paper for cooking and wrapping up food.
  • Aluminum has a huge number of uses. These range from all sorts of packaging, and is widely used in industry and commerce.

Aluminium is still used excessively in the food packaging industry despite recent health worries. Exposure to aluminium could be responsible for lowered sperm counts.

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Toxin Alert – Pregnant Women and Expectant Mothers

Pregnant women are being warned not to use antibacterial soaps because they contain triclosan.

What is Triclosan

Triclosan is a whitish crystalline powder used especially as a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent in personal care products such as antibacterial soaps, deodorants, mouthwash, toothpaste; it’s a chemical that hinders an enzyme called estrogen sulfotransferase that helps metabolize estrogen and move it through the placenta into the developing fetus. There, the estrogen plays a crucial role in brain development as well as the regulation of genes.

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Your Age and Fertility

Have you ever wondered how fertile you are now that you are in your 30s, 40s? You know in your 20s, you were in your most fertile years, now that you are in your 30s or 40s do you have a good understanding how age affects fertility?

Does age affect fertility?

The answer to this question is Yes, age affects fertility. It is important to understand that fertility declines as a woman ages due to the normal age-related decrease in the number of eggs that remain in her ovaries. This decline may take place much sooner than most women expect.

Fertility begins to decline for women from about the age of 30, dropping down at a rapid rate from the age of 35. As women grow older the likelihood of getting pregnant falls while the likelihood of infertility rises.

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Having Issues with Miscarriages? See How to Reduce Your Miscarriage Risk

A study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, sheds light on the factors that affect the risk of miscarriage. An interview was scheduled for over 6000 British women to talk about their pregnancy history, and results collated:

 

  • Preparing your body for conception: Women who prepare their bodies for conception had an extreme low rate of miscarriage.

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BPA – Threat to Male Fertility

Bisphenol-A (BPA), a by-product of plastic manufacture used for decades in the mass production of food containers and baby bottles is now a threat to male fertility.

Published in the journal PLOS Genetics, the study found a direct link between BPA and disrupted sperm production. BPA has now been shown to decrease sperm mobility and quality and has been linked to male infertility.


BPA is found in most food and drink cans – including tins of infant formula milk – plastic food containers, and even the casings of mobile phones, and other electronic goods. Even though BPA has been banned in baby bottle manufacture in Europe, it is still used to line most plastic and tin food packaging – despite the calls for a complete ban of the nasty substance from our shelves by campaigners.

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Say No to PMS and Yes to More Greens

Women can manage and gradually put a stop to PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome) by making lifestyle changes and now studies have shown that eating some kinds of food can relieve and gradually eliminate PMS.

PMS is the combination of symptoms that some women suffer from some few days before their period. Symptoms appear before your period starts and will disappear during your period.

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Tomatoes and Sperm Health

Men can support their sperm health by cutting down on alcohol, protecting the reproductive organ from excessive heat, eating healthy foods and incorporating tomatoes into meals!
The key nutrient that gives tomatoes their bright red colour could boost sperm count, according to a study.

There have been several studies identifying an antioxidant in tomatoes called lycopene that has been associated with boosting male fertility.

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How Does Stress Reduce Fertility?

Stress hormones obviously reduce fertility as hormones like cortisol or epinephrine rises and often remain high during times of chronic stress.

On the other hand, reducing stress may help enhance proteins within the uterine lining that are involved in implantation. Stress reduction such as practicing relaxation techniques helps increase blood flow to the uterus, and this greatly affects conception.

We are living in stressful times. The economy is still struggling; jobs don’t seem to be easy to come by, businesses are struggling to survive and the cost of running a business is extremely on the high side.

It’s getting to the point where people do not want to read the newspaper any more. These stressful living triggers our stress hormones and reduces our fertility but we all have a role to play by finding a balance, looking for what best works for you.

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10 Tips for Couples Trying to Conceive

As a couple or woman trying to conceive, you likely may have done all you know how to do best and tried one or two fertility tips.
Whether you’re officially trying to conceive or just planning ahead, these essential “conception tips” will help maximize your chances for naturally conceiving and delivering a healthy baby.

Number 1. Put Birth Control Off

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What Causes Erectile Dysfunction?

When a man is finding it difficult to have or maintain an erection it is known as erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is also known as sexual dysfunction or impotence. There are a number of hormones, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels that work in conjunction with one another to signal an erection when a man is sexually motivated.

An erection begins in the brain. Both physical and mental stimulation cause nerves in the brain to send chemical messages to nerves in the penis telling the penile blood vessels to relax so that blood can flow freely into the penis. Once blood gets in the penis, high pressure traps the blood within both corpora cavernosa which causes the penis to expand and sustain an erection.

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10 Best Foods for Pregnancy

Here’s advice from nutrition experts on top pregnancy foods. You may not need to like or eat them all, but you can pick and choose your favorites to give your pregnancy a nutritional boost.

Number 1. Eggs

In addition to more than 12 vitamins and minerals, eggs contain lots of quality protein, which is essential for pregnancy. “It’s amazing what you get in one egg for only about 90 calories.

“Your baby’s cells are growing at an exponential rate, and every cell is made of protein, and as a pregnant woman, you have your own protein needs.”

Eggs are also rich in choline, which promotes your baby’s overall growth and brain health, while helping prevent neural tube defects. Some eggs even contain omega-3 fats, important for both brain and vision development. (Brands that have omega-3s will probably state it on the label. DHA-enriched eggs contain the most beneficial form of omega-3s.)

As for the egg’s bad rap about cholesterol? Not warranted, expert says, It turns out that eating saturated fat does much more damage to your cholesterol level than eating the cholesterol naturally found in food. And while eggs are high in cholesterol, they’re also relatively low in saturated fat, with only about 1 1/2 grams per egg.

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Are you trying to conceive and hypertensive? Say Goodnight to Hypertension

Are you trying to conceive and hypertensive? Say Goodnight to Hypertension.

High blood pressure? Try going to bed an hour earlier than usual as this might help, according to a new study carried out at Harvard Medical School. It was only a small study so further research will be ongoing.

However, of the 22 middle-aged men and women who participated in the study and all had increasing levels of pre-hypertension, 13 were told to go to bed an hour earlier than normal, with the rest sticking to their usual routine.

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