Articles in: Men’s Health

Here you’ll find well-researched articles on how to support many common men’s health issues. This section includes information on diet, exercise and supplementation to support optimal men’s health.

3 Ayurvedic Pillars of Effortless Exercise

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 33 seconds As some of you know, I have been tweeting my Ayurvedic Exercise training schedule for a triathlon I competed in this past weekend. I have been asked to share more details about these techniques, which comprise the content of this article.  The Personal Scoop Originally, my 24-year-old […]

Why Slow Yoga?

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes, 5 seconds Today, yoga classes are available on a drop in, as-needed basis, but traditionally, yoga was prescribed by the family Vedic guru (teacher) whose job was to teach the children the ways of a Vedic lifestyle. This of course included the practices of yoga, breathing and meditation, but also […]

Sex on the Road Less Traveled

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 52 seconds In a world where sex and love have been glued together, many live an entire life without knowing or experiencing true love. Let me explain. Two people meet, they both feel an instant attraction and choose to pursue the friendship. After a few dates, the attraction grows and […]

Love, Sex and Yoga

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 34 seconds According to Ayurveda, there are subtle pathways that carry spiritual energy in the body called nadis. These pathways are so subtle that they are invisible until they are activated or in use. The best analogy for the elusive nature of the nadis is to think of them as […]

Longevity Exercise: Less is More

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 11 seconds There is no doubt that we have not evolved to thrive on a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is showing us that burning fat with exercise is easier said than done. For example, if you were to jog three miles today, that would knock off only about […]

Cool Your Digestion

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Are you one of the 20% of Americans who regularly struggle with heartburn? Today, heartburn medication is the second most prescribed class of drugs in the US.Interestingly, about 20% of the folks who take anti-acid medication do not get relief and are commonly prescribed an anti-depressant to de-stress and de-sensitize the nerves. According to a […]

High Estrogen Causes Low Testosterone in Men

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While men are lining up to get their testosterone injections, few doctors are testing their estrogen levels. Men with even slightly elevated estrogen levels double their risk of stroke, have increased risk of coronary artery disease (1), benign prostatic hypertrophy, and prostate cancer (2). As it turns out, it is incomplete to test only for […]

Prostate Health

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In Ayurveda this imbalance is classified as an imbalance of one of the three vital parts. These are head (sira), heart (hrydara) and pelvis (vasti). This disorder of the pelvis (vasti) is further classified into a type of disorder called Udavarta which means the reverse direction of vata. More specifically, the apana vata in the […]