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Benign prostatic hyperplasia: comparison of different ways of treatment

Introduction

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or prostate enlargement develops in men over the age of 40 and may cause lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). In Europe, 30% (26 million men) and in the USA, 8 million men over 50 years of age are affected by LUTS. Besides LUTS, BPH can cause serious health issues too: acute urinary retention, bladder stones, urinary tract infection, hematuria, renal insufficiency, and upper urinary tract atrophy.

Any website of the medical clinique is trying to emphasize the benefits of the techniques available at this clinique, often downplaying the negative aspects of the procedure. Therefore, distributing the advantages and side effects of different ways of BPH treatments using clinical study results may play an important role in decision-making between patients and their healthcare providers.

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Dubious testosterone boosters

Introduction.

If you feel some symptoms of low testosterone or want to fortify your workout results and are thinking about purchasing a testosterone-booster supplement, hold on for a moment and read what you may don’t know and what may help you save your money and health. Most of the so-called T-boosters available on the market today have nothing to do with testosterone and do not affect your hormonal status in any way. Furthermore, some of them even may have hidden adverse effects which will be felt over time.
Start from the eye-opening research results about T-boosters: can we trust the sellers’ claims and product reviews? and how to analyze the ingredients of the supplement you have chosen, for T-boosting capacity. You will know which ingredients are real, evidence-backed T-boosters and which are not.

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Testosterone boosters: Boron

Introduction.

Boron is a trace mineral proven to play an important role in:

  • growth and maintenance of bone;
  • wound healing;
  • facilitating of estrogen, testosterone, vitamin D, and magnesium absorption;
  • reducing of inflammation;
  • increasing protection against oxidative stress and heavy metal toxicity;
  • improving cognitive performance and short-term memory for elders.
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Testosterone boosters: Zinc

Zinc – a master element to optimize testosterone in men.

Zinc (Zn) is the most abundant trace metal in the human after iron. It cannot be deposited in the body, the extra Zn is excreted together with sweat, and other discharges. Therefore, regular dietary intake of the mineral is required. The human body contains 2–4 grams of Zn and most of it (nearly 90%) is found in muscles and bones with the highest concentrations in the prostate and semen. Zn is the key element in the male reproduction system determining prostate gland function and growth of reproductive organs. Zinc is a component of over 300 enzymes and 1000 transcription factors and involved in almost all physiological functions of our body: growth, immune response, reproduction, DNA synthesis, expression of genes, and cell division. Here we will focus on how Zn stimulates testosterone production and thereby defines the reproductive health in men.

T-boosters: can we trust the sellers’ claims and product reviews?

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Testosterone boosters: Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)

Introduction.

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) also known as Indian ginseng is an adaptogen that Ayurvedic medicine uses to support “youthful vigor,” endurance, and improve overall health. It also helps the body resist the damaging effects of acute or chronic stress, recover normal physiological functioning in individuals suffering from age-related symptoms, and increase longevity. The traditional Persian medicine recommends Ashwagandha for treatment of impotency, premature ejaculation, oligospermia, polyarthritis, lumbago, painful swellings, plague, asthma, vitiligo, general weakness, ulcers, uterine infection, hemorrhoid, and inflammation of the testicles. 

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Testosterone boosters: Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat ali)

Introduction

Eurycoma longifolia or Tongkat ali often called “Malaysian ginseng”, is a medicinal plant to which traditionally, “anti-aging” properties are attributed. The remedy has a long reputation of a natural adaptogen supporting men in handling the oldness symptoms such as reduced energy, mood, and libido. Modern studies have also shown Eurycoma longifolia to increase free testosterone, improve physical performance, weight loss, reduce fatigue, and improve well-being.

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How to increase testosterone naturally? Testosterone boosters.

Apdated 11/9/2020

T-boosters: can we trust the sellers’ claims and product reviews?

Although testosterone therapy may benefit men with hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction caused by low hormones, and many other health conditions, issues regarding its potential risks and side effects such as prostate cancer, cardiovascular diseases are still of great concern and remain controversial. Almost 35% of hypogonadal men refuse testosterone therapy due to the fear of prostate cancer risk (Gooren LJ et al. 2007). And here, alternative medicinal herbs with a long history of traditional use turned out to be in wide demand. These remedies, unlike pure hormones, seem to exert their effect in a much more mild and tolerable mode.

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Testosterone and prostate health

Introduction

For over 75 years, it has been accepted that higher serum testosterone increases the risk of developing both new and rapid growth of latent prostate cancer. How did it happen that testosterone, being a hormone controlling the development of the prostate early in life, becomes a destruction and degeneration factor of the prostate in old age? What is the price of risk of testosterone therapy and does it prove the expected benefits? There is considerable evidence that androgen deprivation therapy noticeably depresses the development of prostate cancer in humans and prostate cell line experimental systems. However, there is no clear evidence that an increase in endogenous testosterone levels contributes to the development of prostate cancer in men.
Let’s study the issue carefully analyzing the pros and cons of available evidence-based data.

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