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Testosterone treatment in men may lower heart disease risk and boost sex drive

Posted October 27, 2013

A new study shows that testosterone treatment for men may do a lot more than just boost sex drive, as it appears to have other benefits, including a reduction in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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Study: Improving Sex Life Through Yoga

Posted September 18, 2013

Partner yoga may help couples who are struggling with sexual dysfunction, according to sexual wellness experts at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). This form of yoga uses massage, breathing exercises and mutually beneficial postures couples can do together to build trust, relax and have fun.

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Seaweed and sexual health benefits

Posted September 13, 2013

Seaweed has long been used to increase overall health; however, people often overlook the wonderful sexual health benefits it offers. In both men and women, seaweed has been linked to an increase in libido and energy levels. All four classes of seaweeds, green, blue green, red and brown, have shown these aphrodisiac properties due to the mineral manganese that they contain.

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Acupuncture: Treating sexual health issues

Posted August 25, 2013

Acupuncture is a scientifically proven treatment for a variety of health issues, including sexual health related concerns. It has been used with and without Chinese herbs to address health and sexual functioning concerns for over 5,000 years. By using very fine needles in key points on the skin, the overall sexual health of either a man or a woman can be greatly enhanced. This includes the improvement of sexual performance and libido (sex drive).

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Foods to Increase Sexual Vigor from Ancient India

Posted October 6, 2012

Long, long ago people in ancient India believed that imbibing snake blood or eating flesh of the Nilgiri Langur could increase sexual libido. Men from the land of Kama Sutra also believed that consuming goat’s testicles boiled in milk increased sexual vigor. The repertoire of aphrodisiacs of Indian origin, find their roots in Ayurvedic therapies. In early days man looked on aphrodisiacs to overcome sexual inadequacies and infertility – with procreation as the foremost obligation.

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Evaluation of a multi-herb supplement for erectile dysfunction: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Posted September 20, 2012

Evidence is lacking for multi-ingredient herbal supplements claiming therapeutic effect in sexual dysfunction in men. We examined the safety and efficacy of VigRX Plus (VXP) — a proprietary polyherbal preparation for improving male sexual function,

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Importance of B3 vitamin for digestion, muscle development, sex and stress hormones

Posted August 31, 2012

Niacin, or vitamin B3, is an important member of the B-complex of vitamins. As with the other B vitamins, niacin plays an important role in energy production through the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. B3 also promotes proper nervous, digestive, and muscle system functions. Niacin is also necessary for the formation of numerous sex and stress hormones as well as red blood cells.

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The Benefits of Shiatsu

Posted April 30, 2012

Shiatsu is similar to acupuncture but without the needles. The definition of Shiatsu is finger pressure. Shiatsu originated in Japan and is a form of body massage where the therapist uses his or her fingers, thumbs, sides of hands and palms to apply pressure to areas of the body. Illness is believed to be causes by energy blockages in the body.

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