The World's Most Effective Diet

Monday morning in town. Skies are bright, air is clear and as I stroll to work, I easily spy 40 000kJ. Office workers gobbling croissants, muffins and coffees. The deli at the corner does brisk business. Two giant cheeseburgers hover over me on a billboard. But none for me, thanks.

I haven’t eaten since Saturday night. Thirty-six hours. I’m not hungry. A bit spaced out, maybe, but in a peaceful way. This is maybe my sixtieth weekly fast in a row. I do this, honestly, because I love food. It’s my favorite comfort, my most exquisite treat. I’ve forgone clothes, electronics and a better car in order to budget more for beef ravioli, fresh mozzarella and my favorite Cabernet Sauvignon.

But a few years ago, something began to turn. Knowing the way food soothed me, I started slipping – a milkshake from the popular takeaway outlet near work, a convenient cashew chicken from the local Chinese place.

My eating became mechanical, joyless. This is an easy trap to fall into: from our hunter-gatherer ancestors, we retain a genetically encoded anxiety – however unconscious – that food can be scarce. So we’re hard-wired to eat when we can, even though food is ubiquitous. It’s also cheap and tasty. Primal fear plus abundant food equals an obesity epidemic. For me, my love of food evolved into an imperative to eat that cared little for the distinction between fast food and foie gras. Apostasy. I committed to a year of weekly fasting to see if I could restore the relish to my life.

There are, it turns out, many reasons to fast. I was only vaguely aware of the health benefits when I started, but studies suggest that regularly abstaining from food lowers your heart rate and blood pressure, staves off diabetes and protects your tissues from the ravages of free radicals.

Fasting poses a good kind of stress, much like exercise. Our cells respond by increasing their ability to cope with other, stronger stresses. In rodent studies, fasting also confers dramatic resistance to cancer, brain ageing, stroke and heart disease. Since I began this experiment, I’ve lost five kilograms (from 83 to 78) and shaved two points from my body-mass index (from 25.6 to 23.6). More important, I love food again.

Fasting does, in fact, improve your taste-bud sensitivity to sweet and salty flavors. And fasting forces me to make better choices when I do eat. On either side of a fasting day, I crave smaller, more vegetal meals. Come midweek, I want to celebrate. I go for dry-aged steak and stinky cheese with less guilt and more gusto. And more patience. In practice, an empty gut brings a sense of peace, as if I’m on holiday. This calm, along with the promise of health, has kept me fasting beyond the year I initially committed to.

In the last hour of my fast this Monday morning, I fed my dogs, then myself. Nothing tastes better than a sip of orange juice poured into that calm. And strawberries. Yum. Three of them and I’m full.

Nearly a week later, I’m ready again. Eager for it, really: my gustatory reset button. I typically fast from Saturday night until breakfast on Monday, drinking only water, only when I’m thirsty, and beginning and ending the fast with light meals. Tonight it’s kale, rice, chicken and melon – a high-fibre selection. Last meals can lead to constipation if they don’t contain enough fibre to push through your system. I read this in a book and confirmed its veracity by ignoring it.

That book, called Celebration of Discipline, by Richard Foster, is a guide to spiritual Christian practices. Tonight, I read the fasting chapter again. Foster’s tone works for me. There’s no histrionics – going without food is no big deal. This was critical for my first few fasts. When my inner food-child threw a tantrum, I responded with nonchalance, and it worked.

I didn’t look beyond Foster for months, and I’m glad. Most fasting information out there is nonsense. Charlatans promote it as part of their weight-loss scams. Most doctors are equally as ignorant. When I asked one about it, he mumbled something about electrolytes and cardiac arrhythmias before surrendering: ‘They don’t teach fasting in medical school.’

They ought to, if only out of respect for the billions of people who fast for religious reasons, from Yom Kippur to various Christian and Hindu holidays to Ramadan. And there is strong, if scattered, scientific literature that includes empirical evidence from doctors with fasting experience; a smattering of more-controlled experiments in humans; overwhelming evidence from animal experiments; and a sort of amicus brief from a better-studied field called calorie restriction. In calorie restriction, participants eat only 60 percent to 70 percent of their weight-maintenance intake. This consistently decreases the biological rate of ageing and increases lifespan.

One empiricist is Dr Joel Fuhrman, a family doctor and author of Fasting and Eating for Health. He has put thousands of patients on multiday fasts and followed their vital signs and blood work closely. For a healthy person, medical supervision is not needed for a five-day fast. He’s never seen electrolyte depletion or potassium loss, which can cause cardiac arrhythmias, prior to the tenth day of a fast.

Fuhrman instructs patients with inflammatory problems like lupus and arthritis to consider episodic fasting. I have Crohn’s, an inflammatory bowel disease. I’ve had far fewer flare-ups in the past 14 months. Rodent studies show this anti-inflammatory benefit, as does at least one human study. Dr James Johnson, author of The Alternate-Day Diet, put nine overweight asthma patients on a near-fasting regime every other day for eight weeks. On average, those patients lost eight percent of their weight, lowered their cholesterol by 20 points and improved their airflow by 15 percent due to less airway inflammation. There’s nothing out there that would work as well as that, other than systemic steroids.

Other studies piece together what happens to hunger strikers and starvation victims. The bottom line: our bodies are built to go long stretches without food. When you eat, your liver and muscles store up energy in the form of glycogen. When you fast, your body feeds off that glycogen for several days and then starts burning your fat stores. Once those are depleted, starvation starts: the body breaks down muscle first and then organs, which leads to death after eight to 10 weeks. This timeline assumes access to water. Dehydration can kill in days.

For me, fasting is vaguely spiritual, a time for reflection. I close my eyes and munch on my last bit of melon. I picture a hunter-gatherer ancestor. He hasn’t killed game in days, but that’s okay. He has bodily wisdom to last many weeks. That’s an awesome capability. My 36 hours is a mere gesture.

Any other day I develop a headache if I skip coffee, but not on fasting days. I have no idea why. I often play squash with my friend, and I exhibit fierce energy on the court. My body feels springy on fasting mornings, and my mind is as clear as water. I occasionally choose different days to fast, to work it comfortably around dinner parties, travel and whatnot, and by now I’ve done it on every day of the week. I’ve gone to work, driven long distances, taken hikes, had sex and lifted weights while fasting. Admittedly, I’m flying in the face of alternative medicine, which considers fasting a detoxifying process best done by easing into it. Don’t send so much blood to your muscles, the theory goes – send it all to your liver. Without digestion of food to deal with, the liver can scrub the blood, ridding it of pesticides, food additives and other toxins. These exit through your pores, sinuses, colon and urine. Some people apparently suffer from acne, rashes and headaches while fasting. I don’t. But my tongue coats over with a white film, and my breath stinks. These are classic signs of detoxification.

Fasting increases production of several molecules, including brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which protect the neurons from all sorts of disease down the line. Fasting rats show better memory, cognition, motor function and neurogenesis (production of new nerve cells from stem cells). He’s shown that fasting mice bounce back from heart attacks and strokes better than everyday eaters.

If just a fraction of the fasting benefits seen in rodents were conferred by a pill, drug companies would be racing to prove them in humans. The human studies so far have involved too few participants to yield sweeping claims. Having said that, in the studies that have been done, there are no documented downsides to fasting. None. But that doesn’t mean they’re not there. One problem that crops up in the similar world of calorie restriction: fertility takes a dive. I know my sperm is okay. A Crohn’s medication had tanked my sperm count, but I’ve been off the drug for three months – fasting weekly the whole time – and recent testing shows my swimmers are once again rigorous and plentiful.

I admit it: on Sunday afternoon, I usually get hungry. The primitive drive to eat is strong. I’ve cut a few fasts down to 24 hours. Twice I gave up fasting for good, but within 10 days I noticed my food sense regressing. I started eating crap again, and my body started creeping back up to its prefasting weight. I returned to the practice. I’m hooked, it seems, despite myself.

None of this helps when I’m hungry on a fasting day. I don’t know if, like the rats, I’m getting any smarter over time, but I do know that when I’m in the thick of a 36-hour fast, intellectual activity is best avoided. Rearranging the furniture is great. The best afternoon pastime, honestly, is to nap. Naps on fasting days are glorious. I instantly go deep and drool on my pillow, and I wake up in the best part of my fast, my peaceful zone.

By five in the afternoon, my hunger is gone and I am infused in this calm that I can’t describe, except to say that when I’m in it, I’d rather not talk to you. For once in my week, I don’t give a crap about email or my to-do list. Time dilates in my perception. It also frees up for real, regifting me the two hours I’d normally spend preparing and eating food. I also like grocery shopping on fasting days.

It’s a happy preview of what I will eat in the days ahead. What I will savor with the gusto and guiltlessness of a man who’s earned it: fresh asparagus with organic blue cheese, roasted leek and Rosa tomata tart, lamb tagine with medjool dates, home-made chocolate-cake with cracked hazelnuts…

It’s enough to make me not want to eat. Not yet.

Dealing With the Uncomfortable Condition of Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is the condition wherein the stomach acids find its way up to the lower esophageal sphincter which causes the sensation known as heartburn. When acid reflux is left untreated it has the potential of harming the esophageal lining which can lead to scar tissue. This will eventually cause the sufferer some difficulty in swallowing. Furthermore, it is potentially dangerous because esophageal cancer may soon follow if treatment is not applied.

In medical parlance, acid reflux is known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD for brevity. To be able to know how to deal with this disease, it is important to know what the causes that bring about this condition are. Below are some of the known causes of GERD.

* Pregnancy – as the baby grows inside the mother’s womb it creates considerable pressure in the stomach which can lead to acid reflux. This happens more often during the third trimester of pregnancy. Fortunately, this ceases as a mother advances through pregnancy and finally gives birth to the baby

* Hiatal Hernia – when the upper portion of the stomach protrudes through the chest via a diaphragm opening, hiatal hernia occurs. It is triggered by vomiting, severe coughing, sudden physical exertion and straining.

* Bending forward – this movement,, needless to say, will cause acid to go up from the stomach to the mouth.

* Smoking – this vice is responsible for increased production of stomach acids and weakens the esophageal sphincter.

* Peptic ulcers – this is the culprit for gastric acid buildup which eventually forces acids to travel back to the esophageal sphincter.

* Alcohol – patients have experienced acid reflux due to alcohol consumption and an abrupt avoidance of this substance has shown to relieve them of the symptoms of acid reflux.

Knowing what causes acid reflux is half the battle won. You also need the help of acid reflux remedies. Luckily, there are items which are readily available at home that can provide you with instant acid reflux remedies. A classic remedy is the consumption of milk. Milk is known to lessen the effects of the condition. If you do not have milk around, plain water will do the same trick by diluting the acids which may go up from the stomach into the esophageal region. The consumption of chamomile tea is also recommended to fight acid reflux. If you are still in the habit of drinking coffee, then this is the right time to kick the habit and replace it with drinking tea.

Changing your head position during sleep is also one of the acid reflux remedies that is simple enough. Elevate your head using one or two pillows to avoid stomach acids from traveling up to the esophagus. Some beds have an elevating mechanism which can raise your head at an angle during sleep. Chewing gums may also provide comfort because it promotes the formation of saliva which in turn washes away the leftover acid from your esophagus and your throat. Because saliva is alkaline, it has the characteristic of neutralizing acids.

What Causes Yeast Infection in Women ?

There are a number of factors which are responsible for the development of a yeast infection. In women, a vaginal yeast infection could be the result of their environment or changes in the vagina. The yeast is common within the vagina of most women, but a yeast infection occurs once this yeast starts to grow in an uncontrolled manner.

Another factor that has been connected to yeast infection is the use of both steroids and antibiotics. However, a number of other conditions can lead to the development of vaginal yeast infections in women, and some of these include menstruation, diabetes, the use of birth control pills, and even sperm.

A number of studies have also found that yeast infections are much more common in women after menopause. If you have an immune system which is weak, there is a good chance that Candida albicans could grow in a manner which can’t easily be controlled.

Some of the people who have been found to develop yeast infections the most are those who have AIDs, or who use steroids or are taking medications for cancer. If the yeast infection is localized, it is not considered to be life threatening. Over-the-counter medications can be used to treat it fairly quickly.

However, the real danger arises when the infection begins to spread to other parts of the body. Once this happens, the areas of the body which will be most affected include the kidney, brain, blood, and even the eye. At this point, the life of the patient is in danger unless radical steps are taken to stop the spread of the infection immediately. It should also be noted that the Candida albicans can also grow in areas of the body such as the spleen and liver. Those who are suffering from diseases such as HIV are much more likely to get this type of infection spread.

However, it should be emphasized that most yeast infection cases are not this severe. They can be easily treated by OTC medications that can be purchased from any local pharmacy. Only about 15% of those with a weakened immune system have been found to have the bacteria spread to other parts of their body. Drug users who use IV needles run the risk of inadvertently injected the yeast right into their bloodstream, and this situation can be incredibly dangerous.

If you want to know whether you are having yeast infection, it is advised that you see a doctor. He will take a sample of your oral plaque or vaginal discharge and examine it under a microscope. Then he can tell whether you have any signs of infection from yeast.

Breast Cancer Prevention: How to Get Ready For Your Mammogram

A mammogram is one of the safest ways that is used to check if there is any problem with the breast of a woman. It is actually an x-ray of the breasts, as it involves in using a special and very low dose x-ray machine taking pictures of both breasts.

Effective Method of Preventing Cancer

Mammogram is an effective way of breast cancer prevention, as it is the most reliable procedure to detect early stages of breast cancer. However, there are some limitations of mammogram. Many cancers may not be detected by mammograms. Such breast cancers can be detected by breast self-exam. This article will guide you in getting ready for your mammogram.

What You Should Watch Out For?

Firstly, you should check the place where you are going to have your mammogram, so that you get to know about any special instructions, which you must follow before you arrive there. You should make the appointment for your mammogram for at least one week after the completion of your period. This is because your breast generally hurt less during this time. You should make sure that you tell your mammography facility, if you have ever got any type of breast implants.

Things to Remember Before Visiting Mammogram Facility

It is better that you wear a shirt preferably with shorts, skirt or pants. This helps you to undress from the waist up, thus leaving your pants, skirt or shorts on while you are getting your mammogram. It is highly advised that do not use any sort of deodorant, lotion, powder or lotion on your breasts or under your arms on the day you are having your mammogram.

Using these things may result in shadows on your mammogram, as they contain small aluminium particles. You can use cornstarch in place of talcum powder or deodorant, as it does not interfere with the x-ray image. You should not use any sort skin lotions on your breasts, as it can make them slippery. Hence, it will result in a movement during the process and a blurred image may be produced.

What Actually Happens During the Diagnosis Process?

After reaching the clinic, you should undress up to your waist. Try wearing clothes that can be easily removed and has loose fittings. Do not wear a bra on the day. Do not forget to take a hairbrush, so that you can tidy up at the time of redressing. After undressing, you will be asked to put on the hospital gown, opening to the front. The technician will help you in positioning yourself in front of the mammogram machine while standing. While taking the mammogram, your technician will rest each of your breasts on a metal plate, arranging maximum of the breast tissue between the top compression plate and the bottom plate. Your breasts will then be imaged and compressed for various lateral and vertical images.

It is recommended that women, especially those belonging to the upper age limit of 40 years or more, have a mammogram of their breasts done every year. This helps in early detection of breast cancer in one’s breast and ensures proper treatment, which can even cure cancer.

To Your Health!

Does Coffee Have Health Benefits?

If you’ve ever watched “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, you will remember that the father character claimed that Windex is the remedy for every illness. Similarly, coffee, some will claim, may be the elixir of life. So much in fact, that the sweet smell of coffee tickles many people out of sleep in the morning. Forget an alarm clock, the bed side coffee machine will be the method to get me out of bed.

Coffee is such an innate aspect of our way of life that not even a day goes by without us paying homage to the nearby coffee shop, or at worst, the office coffee machine. However this infatuation (err, compulsion) to coffee is not all that bad. Apart from the occasional coffee discolored teeth, the overall health advantages of coffee further confirm coffee addicts’ love of the stuff. Without a doubt, coffee is near and dear to large numbers of individuals all over the world, but it really is time to put feelings to one side and discuss the scientific details about caffeine and its effects in the body; if for no other reason than to give coffee lovers more good reason to drink it.

Scientifically, the compounds identified in coffee produce the following effects:

Acts like a Stimulant: The caffeine content in coffee makes it a well-known stimulant. Not only does it have interaction with the nervous system, but it regulates intestinal activities, blood pressure, and also airway size. In aggregate, this causes the feeling of alertness right after consuming coffee, but can also hinder sleep, and lead to anxiousness and jitters.

Possibly Lead to Heartburn: A prevalent complaint of non-coffee consumers is that they at times experience heartburn. There is truth to this as all types of coffee, even decaf at times lead to the production of stomach acid.

Diuretic Features: Caffeine will cause kidneys to create urine to make it possible to remove excessive liquid from the body. In many instances, it’s so effective as a diuretic, it may perhaps even trigger slight dehydration.

Enhancing Brain Function: The latest scientific tests have shown that heavy coffee drinkers, those people that drink 5-6 cups every day have a reduced possibility of acquiring Alzheimer’s disease than those people who drink 2-3 cups.

Alternatively, some medical professionals claim that regular caffeine usage will cause significant health issues including stomach conditions, gall bladder illness, and also several varieties of cancer. The medical research even so, isn’t definitive enough to declare that coffee is hazardous for heart patients or pregnant women. In general, much more study needs to be accomplished into the negative results of coffee. One particular study regarding the association of caffeine and pancreatic cancer was discredited as being a flawed study. Therefore, there’s still a lot of research to be completed.

Aside from its stimulating effects, caffeine is known for possessing the following therapeutic characteristics:

Stimulating Breath: People who have recently gone through surgical treatment are from time to time treated with caffeine to assist to stimulate breathing. This method is at times even utilized for premature infants. Moreover, researchers have proven that caffeine dilates airways, modestly aiding asthma sufferers. For this reason, caffeine consumption needs to be avoided just before breathing exams so as not to temporarily mask breathing irregularities a patient may well have.

Treating Headaches: A typical ingredient in over-the-counter pain relief medication is acetaminophen, aspirin, as well as caffeine. This may perhaps be simply because a few headaches are related to caffeine withdrawal.

Preventing Illness: Research workers conclude that average caffeine intake might decrease the chance of having diabetes, prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney stones, and also depression. Obviously, sustaining a healthy lifestyle which includes physical activity and ingesting plenty of fruits and vegetables are important factors as well.

To summarize, although coffee does have modest health risks, the huge positive aspects cannot be ignored.

Many Uses of Siberian Chaga Mushroom

Siberian chaga mushroom appears as a black mass on birch trees, dead or alive. Occasionally, it may also be seen growing on hornbeam, ash, elm or beech.

Europeans have used chaga for centuries as a cure for digestive ailments, tuberculosis, and cancers of the liver and heart. [121]

Traditionally, the black “skin” of the mushroom was removed and the light inside boiled into tea. As a naturally compact remedy, it was conveniently portable to ancient healers.

Modern scientific research has focused on chaga’s anti-cancer properties. In Russia, it has been approved to treat cancers of the breasts, cervix, stomach and lungs since 1955. [122]

A modern study conducted in 1998 showed that chaga extract does indeed inhibit the growth of cervical cancer cells under laboratory conditions. [123] Another study from the mid-90’s found the active compound betulin to cause growth inhibition and death of melanoma cells, also in lab. [124, 25]

Additional research has shown cancer cell division to be decreased by some of the active compounds of the chaga mushroom. [125, 126]

Betulin is a medically active compound from the birch tree that gets concentrated in the black outer skin of the chaga mushroom, which has been found to contain 30% betulin, [127] whereas the inside of the chaga mushroom contains fungal lanostanes. It would therefore be suggested that chaga tea is better made from the whole mushroom, including the black skin.

Even better are chaga extracts that are made with not only the whole mushroom but also the mycelium, because the mycelium contains higher levels of medicinal proteins than the fruit body of the mushroom.

Research on chaga has also reported potent anti-viral properties. Two studies on influenza virus [127] and HIV [128] were published with positive results in 1996. Chaga probably works on viruses indirectly by enhancing the human immune system, as indicated by two papers published in 2002 and 2005. [25, 129] Historical use of chaga as an anti-inflammatory may be attributed to that same mechanism. [130]

Alcohol extract of Siberian chaga has been shown to help balance blood sugar. [131] It is also a powerful antioxidant. [132, 133]

As an interesting anecdote that does not relate to human health but demonstrates the curative power of the Chaga mushroom, Paul Stamets mentions a Quebec arborist who uses a chaga poultice to cure chestnut blight. It not only cures the infection but the tree even becomes blight resistant after treatment. [134]

Note: The statements on this page have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This article is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always consult a licensed medical practitioner before using any herb (or mushroom) for medicinal purposes.

Credit to Paul Stamets for research and source material.

Major Strides Made in Battle Against Cervical Cancer

It’s not very often that cancer and good news are used in the same sentence. When it comes to cervical cancer, however, there’s reason to take pause and celebrate just a little. Thanks to some major advancements in the past few decades, the cervical cancer incidence rate has declined by 50 percent. That doesn’t mean there isn’t more work to be done. With an estimated 13,000 new cases still diagnosed annually in the United States and an estimated 4,000 deaths, the disease is far from eradicated.

A number of recent developments have increased hope that someday soon this form of cancer may be stomped out entirely or close to it. Routine screening for this disease over the past 30 years gets much of the credit for the drop in incidence rates. Thanks to cytology screens – standard pap smears – this form of cancer is often detected and investigated before it really has a chance to take hold. Since cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) a more recent breakthrough may help bring the numbers down even more. Through the use of HPV vaccinations, some doctors believe this form of cancer may be eradicated eventually, or close to it.

HPV vaccinations are now recommended for all boys and girls starting around the age of 11. The idea is to administer the three-shot series long before sexual activity begins since HPV is often associated with sexual transmission. The vaccine is effective in preventing the form of HPV that causes cervical cancer. It may also help prevent oral cancers and other medical concerns.

Considering the strong connection between HPV and cervical cancer, screening recommendations for the disease are also beginning to change. Some are recommending primary HPV screening over cytology for women age 25 or older, which might be good news for women who dream routine pap smears. At present, it is recommended that women age 21 to 65 undergo pap smears at least once every three years. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends screening with a combination of cytology and HPV testing at least every five years for women age 30 to 65.

Cervical cancer has been beaten back over the past three decades, but it is far from gone. Women who want to learn more about their risks or screenings that may be required should speak to their healthcare providers. Parents of children age 11 and up are also urged to speak to their pediatricians about HPV vaccinations. This relatively new tool may someday help eradicate cervical cancer or at least diminish its numbers even further, which would be news worth celebrating.

Sildenafil Soft Gel Capsule Keeps Passion Alive in Romance

As incidences of illnesses are increasing in both men and women, the world population is hit with a bout of health issues, extending to sexual and reproductive function. For men, the worst nightmare is erectile dysfunction (ED). Males suffering from ED could also be termed as having impotence. Here the person cannot keep an erection during lovemaking. A large number of patients of ED use Sildenafil Soft Gel Capsule for treatment. It is an FDA approved medication utilized in treating mild to severe impotence.

ED could have several or underlying causes. Cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, particular medicine etc. contribute to this problem. But, if men buy Gel Capsules, they can get rid of ED without worrying about other diseases. The medications works as inhibitor to PDE5 enzyme, which make blood flow less to penile organ. For erectile process, a healthy supply of blood is needed to penile chambers. But, impotence obstructs such possibility.

How do Anti ED Tablets Beat out Impotence?

The user has to consume the medicine orally with water. As the Gelcaps are really soft, it travels down the throat easily without landing up any friction. The ingredients dissolve in blood within 10 to 15 minutes and are up to provide erection when the person receives arousal. The man can get hard on for 4 to 6 hours with this medication. Once the pill is active it relaxes smooth tissues and muscles of male reproductive organ.
Corpora cavernosa tissue and nerves of penile area enable erection, when the veins of the region block in blood, getting the male phallus very hard. The Sildenafil Soft Gel anti-ED medicine is best used by those who have issue swallowing hard tablets. They can simply use this form of potent medication to enjoy sexual activity. As the blood flow normalizes to reproductive system and nerves, muscles, tissues are all prepared for giving erection; the man is rid off impotence for quite many hours.

What Should the Users be Careful About?

Every medication has a set of side effects and precautions. But, due to greater health benefit, medicines are still used by people in curbing lot many diseases. Men should not buy Gel Capsules for recreational purpose, or they would be at danger of hurting their penile muscles and nerves. Similarly, males with diabetes, cardiovascular problems, kidney/liver malfunction, urinary issues, cancer, spinal cord injury etc. should not use this product.

On allergic reaction, the person can get redness on skin, irritation and itching on body etc. Overdose can outcome cardiac arrest, palpitations, black out, unconsciousness, irregular heartbeat, and issues in blood pressure. Side effects of Viagra Gel Caps are headache, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, and diarrhea, face flushing, nasal congestion, vision blur etc. If prolonged and painful erection exists, then meet a doctor soon, and get contradictor treatment.

When to Use Erection Boosting Medicines?

Males can utilize the anti-ED drug when loose erections interfere with lovemaking. It is not necessary to consume Sildenafil Soft Gel Capsule everyday. Once in 24 hours dose is enough. Do not indulge in overdose. If any previous health issue has been there past many years, then talk to the doctor regarding the same. There are other alternate invasive treatments, but they take a longer time to give effect.

Moreover, there would be hospitalization cost, doctor’s fee and other expenditure involved. The anti-ED drug is also suitable for men from different ages, despite their health condition. Pills as such can be taken if the root cause of impotence is blocked arteries. If the man is taking medications for heart disease, then he can seek an alternate treatment plan.

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Top Rated Herbal Remedies For Hypertension Problem

The present hectic lifestyle causes hypertension or high blood pressure in many people. Experts are of the opinion that there are two types of hypertension and they are primary and secondary hypertension. Here are the details about the causes for these two types:

Causes for hypertension:

Primary hypertension: In most of the adults, there is actually no identifiable cause for hypertension. This type is known to develop as years pass by or as age advances.

Secondary hypertension: Some people have high blood pressure that is caused by an underlying health condition. This can occur all of a sudden and the level of blood pressure will reach high as against the other type of hypertension all of a sudden. Here are the different factors contributing towards this type:

1. Thyroid issues

2. Tumors in Adrenal gland

3. Kidney issues

4. Some in-born defects in blood vessels

5. Medications like birth control pills, pain relievers and cold remedies.

6. Illegal medicines

7. Chronic alcohol consumption and

8. Obstructive sleep apnea.

Herbal remedies can help:

It is recommended that people diagnosed to have hypertension should rely on herbal remedies for hypertension and here comes to the Stresx capsules to their rescue.

Effective herbal ingredients: The details about the effective herbal ingredients present in these capsules are as follows:

Brahmi: This herbal ingredient can be effective in increasing the utilization of nitric oxide in the body. It can also encourage vascular muscle function. These two functions can positively influence normal blood pressure. Even though, promotion of normal blood pressure is not an important function of Brahmi, it can still provide valuable and natural approach for people looking for these benefits.

Shankhpushpi: The rejuvenating properties of this herbal ingredient can play a major role towards curing hypertension, irritation, anxiety and many other problems related to stress. It can induce good sleep, thereby providing the best relief to different health issues.

Ashwagandha: This is an herb that is used by herbalists for curing many disorders and this is why it is added in herbal remedies for hypertension as well. It can improve strength, it is anti-cancer, anti-ulcer and anti-disease in nature and its stress relieving and relaxing properties, help this herb to play a major role towards curing hypertension. It is good for digestion and it is known for its aphrodisiac properties as well.

Shudh shilajit: It is a great immune enhancer and it fights against different microbes. It can provide instant energy to the body and can effectively fight against hypertension as well, thereby forming part of the herbal remedies for hypertension.

Jyotishmati: This ingredient can act as an effective remedy towards hypertension, high cholesterol, hyperacidity and hyper pigmentation as well. These are the reasons why it is added in Stresx capsules.

The other ingredients present in these capsules are kesar, moti bhasm, gul chandni, kahu, elaychi choti, champa, tuj, safed musli, vacha and the list goes on and on. All these ingredients in addition to relaxing hypertension can bring a whole lot of other benefits as well to the humans.