Want Strong Sperm? Eat your Veggies!

It should not really be shocking news, that fruit and veggies are good for male fertility.  The more produce a man consumed, the less sluggish his sperm, researchers reported at a meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Forty-eight infertile men and 10 fertile men who had fathered children in the last year completed questionnaires about their diets. Results showed that eighty-three percent of the infertile men had a low intake of fruits and veggies, defined as fewer than five servings a day, compared with forty percent of the fertile men.

And overall, men who ate the fewest fruits and veggies had the lowest sperm motility.

“We think that sperm quality is affected by dietary antioxidant intake,” said study author Dr. Vivian Lewis, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y.

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The Effects of Zanax on Hypertension and Mental Health

Having high blood pressure is a very meticulous condition. You have to take lots of precautions for maintaining your blood pressure such as, avoiding certain types of food, and controlling your emotions. There is also an extensive variety of drugs now available in the market, which targets hypertension. However, there are also drugs like Zanax, where you’ll get beneficial reaction, especially if you have high blood pressure.

Hypertension And Its Emotional Side

When your doctor’s diagnosis is high blood pressure, you must keep watch over a lot of factors in your life. It is not a mere number that is shown in the sphygmomanometer; rather, it is a condition that affects different aspects of your life, greatly. These aspects, don’t only involve health, but also emotions.

There is this so called “mind-body connection”, that says your body responds to the way you act, think and feel. For example, hypertension and other symptoms may develop after a tragic event happens in your life, like a lost of a loved one. (more…)

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Teeth Whitening Safety Issues

There have been concerns raised about the safety and effectiveness of teeth whitening products. Whilst some studies have proved that the process is safe and effective, however, in the UK and EU most peroxide-based whitening kits have been banned in recent years.

Elsewhere these products are still readily available. It should also be noted that in the USA the FDA does not consider teeth whitening products to be drugs and therefore doesn’t regulate for them.

Safety Concerns About Peroxide

It has been claimed that the enamel of the teeth is not affected if the whitening agent contains less than ten percent carbamide peroxide.

Higher percentage of carbamide and hydrogen peroxide may prove harmful for the teeth enamel, but the fluoride content of the formula should remove the side effects to a considerable extent.

Dentists also prescribe fluoride gels to those using a higher concentration of these whitening materials which help as a protective cover. (more…)

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Healthy Mind Creates a Healthy Body

How to go beyond the mental fatigue that prevents us from getting physical fitness? How to succeed in having a “healthy mind in a healthy body”?

Recent research from the Bangor University’s School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Sciences, suggests that mental fatigue may impact negatively our fitness. The research proves that our body activity is influenced by our mind activity.

Most health professionals already know all about this kind of tiredness. Long hours at work and the demands of our job leave all of us exhausted. Nowadays we are challenged to find ways to change our attitude (mood) and be aware of the fact that our body can take exercise even if our mind is tired.

Think about your own lifestyle for a moment. After a very tiring working day, how often do you prefer to go straight home to crash out on the sofa, in front of your TV or Mac, rather than engaging in some sports or other physical exercise activity? Sometimes you succeed in getting motivated, putting your sport shoes and going out to do some exercise while some others not. The truth is that once you make a start on getting dressed you find the way to break out of that slump. (more…)

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Treatments for Sore Muscles and Aches

I have never felt so old as I did when I woke up this morning and tried to get out of bed. I nearly collapsed because my muscles are so sore. I never would have expected that a little more than an hour of physical activity could make me feel this way. It is kind of overwhelming. I am browsing apotek-online.org to see about ordering some products to help with my recovery and to help me to feel better in a short amount of time.I played ultimate frisbee ysterday and I ended up guarding someone who was probably 8 years younger than me and also a lot more athletic. It did not end up very good for me. I got left in the dust a lot of times, but I did my best to try to stay with him. (more…)

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