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Garcinia Cambogia – Is It Safe?

Garcinia Cambogia

Many people are looking for weight loss supplement because they want an effortless way to lose weight. Some may have certain eating disorders that make it difficult to lose weight while others may find that they are hitting a plateau with their weight loss program. While taking a weight loss supplement offers an attractive method to lose weight, some people might be concerned about the safety aspects of the supplement. This article is to explain about the safety implications of an effective supplement in the market – the garcinia cambogia extract. There are many weight loss supplements in the market which promises amazing weight loss results. People look for these supplements because some may have certain eating disorders that make it difficult to lose weight while others may find that they are hitting a plateau with their weight loss program. While taking a weight loss supplement offers an attractive method to lose weight, some people might be concerned about the safety aspects of the supplement. Read more below to learn about the safety implications of an effective supplement in the market – the garcinia cambogia extract. The garcinia cambogia extract or commonly known as the hydroxycitric acid (HCA) extracted from ...

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Low Testosterone Symptoms And Ways To Increase Testosterone Production

low testosterone

If it be put in simple words, then deficiency of testosterone levels can be associated with almost all the problems men face. These problems range from serious health diseases to minor problem. Regardless of the nature of the affect, it is imperative for men to have an adequate testosterone level in their body. It is evident that men are unaware of all the problems low testosterone causes in men. They only bother to check about their testosterone level when they face some serious energy lack or any downfall in their sex drive. The lines below give the major problems and symptoms associated with lower testosterone along with some recuperating measures. Symptoms And Problems Associated With Low Testosterone The main reason why men fail to realize low level of testosterone in their body is that it works in a very covert manner, and men only know about it when they feel and face some serious problem. The most common symptoms of reduced testosterone in men are: Muscle loss Anxiety Mental fuzziness Depression Decrease in facial hair Difficult to concentrate All these symptoms of lower testosterone in men, result in several problems, the major ones that get noticed include the followings: Decreased ...

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Probiotics and liver protection

probiotics

Probiotics Probiotics are dietary supplements which contain beneficial bacteria. The most commonly used is lactic acid bacteria. Since they are capable of transform sugar (including lactose) and carbohydrate to lactic acid, they have long been used in food industry. The most common probiotic bacteria belong to the strain of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Probiotic bacterial cultures help restore gut flora. Since 70% of the immune system can be found in the intestines, the restoration of gut flora is essential for the immune system in order to be able to work properly. Lactobacillus Acidophilus Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of gram positive bacteria in the genus Lactobacillus. L. acidophilus is a homofermentative, microaerophilic species, fermenting sugars into lactic acid, and grows readily at rather low pH values (below pH 5.0) and has an optimum growth temperature of around 37 °C (99 °F). L.acidophilus occurs naturally in the human and animal gastrointestinal tract and mouth. Some strains of L. acidophilus may be considered to have probiotic characteristics. These strains are commercially used in many dairy products, sometimes together with Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus in the production of acidophilus-type yogurt. Some strains of L. acidophilus have been studied extensively for health ...

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Sleep aids

sleep aid

Peaceful sleeping is an inevitable part of a healthy life. It plays an important role not only in the post workout recovery, but since poor sleep quality has a negative effect on our performance, it also increases the risk of accidents and hinders the effective work of the immune system. Stressful lifestyles often go hand in hand with sleeping disorders as a result of which the quality of life worsens and the risk of health problems increases. These products can help in sleep disruptions that are not very severe. Melatonin Melatonin is a natural hormone that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. It is produced by the pineal gland which is a tiny gland located behind our eyes. When light passes through the retina, the brain sends a message to the pineal gland to decrease melatonin production, the result of which is waking up. According to studies, melatonin supplements help fall asleep, decrease occasions of waking up during the night, and improve the quality of sleeping. RDA- Manufacturers’ dosing recommendation: daily 1-3mg GABA (gamma-Aminobutyric acid) Gamma-Aminobutyric acid is a mainly inhibitory neurotransmitter in several species, but in humans it is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system and in the ...

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Joint support

joint-support

The popularity of joint support products lies in their double effect. They can both ease joint pain and treat damaged joints. They can be used both for prevention and treatment. These products strengthen connective tissues, thus they keep the joints healthy. They provide tendons and ligaments with proper elasticity, so those can efficiently weaken shake and strain caused by intensive workout and repeated exercises. Glucosamine Glucosamine can play a role in sustaining the structure and function of cartilage found in joints. It possibly has an anti-inflammatory effect, too. It is used in therapies of arthrosis and it helps prevent and treat osteoarthritis. It supports cartilage in a way that every single glucosamine helps fill the cartilage with water by binding three water molecules. This is essential, because cartilage does not contain blood vessels so its cells can only get nutriment via water-rich tissues. Glucosamine from an external source makes up the deficiency, supports preteoglycan synthesis and thus slows down or even stops harmful processes in the body of patients with arthrosis. Studies revealed that glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate mutually enhance each other’s effect. Consequently, it is recommended to take 250-300 mg chondroitin three times a day beside glucosamine. RDA- Manufacturers’ ...

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Herb extracts

herbs

Herbs are an integral part of medical training for millenniums. They have many positive effects on human health. Thanks to modern technology, there are plant extracts which contain only the beneficial substances in concentrated form. Ginkgo biloba Ginkgos are deciduous, dioecious trees which is the only living species within the division Ginkgophyta. Ginkgos are used as traditional medicine. Its leaves contain flavonoids (quercetin, kaempferol) and terpenoids. It is used for curing brain ischemia, dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss. It has beneficial effects on varicose veins, hemorrhoid, and foot ulcer. According to clinical research, it is effective against mild and moderate depression and impotence. Thanks to its flavonoid content, it widens the veins, ensures the blood supply of the skin and muscles, and boosts metabolism. It has antioxidant properties, and improves the blood supply of the brain, too. In homeopathy, it is used as a remedy for tonsillitis and headache. Ginzeng Ginseng belongs to the genus Panax of the order Apiales and of the family Araliaceae. Its root has been used for centuries in the Far East. Ginsenosides are the active compounds which are responsible for ginseng’s efficacy. They put an end to symptoms caused by stress, and they boost both ...

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