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Do You Need A Creatine Loading Phase?

Creatine is a popular supplement among athletes and bodybuilders because it can increase muscle mass, improve strength, and enhance exercise performance. One of the most common questions surrounding creatine is if a creatine loading phase is necessary. There is some confusion about whether or not a loading phase is necessary to see the benefits of […]

Lecithin: A Scientifically-backed Supplement for Sex

Lecithin Lecithin is a term for a mixture of compounds derived from animal and plant tissues. Lecithin has been shown to reduce cholesterol (1), dampen cortisol responses in situations of social stress (2), and to increase semen volume. One of the benefits of lecithin sexually is that it increases semen volume Available as an ingredient in:  Load Boost: […]

Pygeum africanum

Pygeum africanum is an extract from the African cherry tree. The Short Answer. Available as an ingredient in:  Load Boost: Increase Semen Volume, Improve Semen Taste, and Make Orgasms Feel Better What is pygeum used for? Pygeum africanum, known by many as Pygeum, is an extract from the African cherry tree. It is sometimes referred […]

Creatine Before Or After Workout

Creatine is an organic compound found naturally in many foods including red meat, chicken, and fish.  Some vegetables contain amino acids that are necessary for the body's natural production for creatine including arginine, glycine, and methionine (1).  In addition to getting creatine from one's diet, many athletes, exercise enthusiasts, body builders, and those interested in […]

Zinc is an Essential Nutrient for Metabolism and Immune Support

Zinc is the second most abundant mineral in your body after iron. It is mostly stored in muscles, bones, prostate, and the liver - but is found in almost all body tissues.  Zinc aids in enzyme function to control DNA expression, vitamin A metabolism, cell membrane stability, and your senses of smell and taste, among […]

How Relaxation And Supplements Can Improve Sleep Quality

Sleep is a bodily function that is critical to our overall health and wellbeing. It allows your mind and body to rest and reset after a long day, thus making you ready for the next. Though this benefit may be obvious, many people do not understand just how important sleep is to the body (1).  […]

The Importance Of Copper Supplementation When Taking Zinc

The body uses copper in energy production and to support bone, skin, neurological, and cardiovascular health. Although copper deficiency is rare, copper deficiency can result from high levels of zinc intake as zinc decreases the body's ability to absorb copper from the diet.  In this article we will explore the pathways that can lead to […]

Is Copper an Essential Micronutrient?

Copper is an essential part of your mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell. Copper is a monovalent cation found in foods such as spinach, sesame seeds, chocolate, nuts, parmesan, and mushrooms. The recommended daily value is 1100mcg for women and 1400mcg for men (1).  Why does the human body need copper? We know that copper […]

How Does Testosterone Replacement Therapy Work?

In 1944, scientists at Wayne University underwent experimentation with synthesized testosterone as a treatment for various health issues attributed to low testosterone in males. Today we know the treatment as Testosterone Replacement Therapy. TRT is used worldwide to treat a variety of low-testosterone symptoms. Symptoms of Low Testosterone There are several symptoms of low testosterone, but these are […]

Does COVID affect male fertility?

A recent study of 120 Belgian men who recovered from COVID-19 infections suggests that SARS-CoV-2 (COVID) poses dangers to male fertility by affecting sperm motility and sperm count (1).  The Short Answer. This study suggests that COVID infections negatively affect sperm health in men for at least 3 months after their initial infection (1). How did […]

Orgasms Reduce Risk Of Prostate Cancer

A 2016 study from Harvard found that men who had at least 21 orgasms in a month were a third less likely to develop prostate cancer compared to men who only ejaculated 4 to 7 times per month (1).  The Short Answer. This study suggests that ejaculation frequency has a strong inverse correlation with prostate […]

Blue Balls: Fact or Fiction?

The term “blue balls” is used to describe the painful sensation in the testicles of a male who is sexually aroused but unable to experience the sexual release that comes with ejaculation. It is very real! (1) The Short Answer. Blue balls are not a myth (1). What causes blue balls and why does it hurt? […]
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