Health Guide

Learn more about your body and ways to improve it

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? […]

Is Inflammation Good For Short-Term Injury Recovery?

Inflammation is your body’s protective response to harmful insults like injuries, toxins, and pathogens. On the outside we see signs of inflammation like edema or swelling, redness, heat, pain and loss of function like stiffness. How does short term inflammation have a positive effect on injury recovery? Let’s explore what happens after an injury. 1. Localization […]

Is Beta-Alanine An Effective Amino Acid For Exercise, Strength Training, And Muscle Growth?

Beta-Alanine, B-ALA, or β-Alanine, is an amino acid that supports skeletal muscle. Beta-alanine is an endogenous amino acid that is not essential, meaning the body can produce it on its own. Poultry and beef contain great amounts of this amino acid. Beta-Alanine, unlike most amino acids is not used as a building block for proteins. Instead, […]

How Long for Sperm Health and Male Fertility to Increase After Quitting Smoking Cigarettes?

Research on smoking has linked smoking tobacco to several fertility related disorders. In this article we will explore how smoking can affect sperm health and your sperm count, and how long it takes for sperm health to improve after quitting smoking. The Short Answer. It generally takes a minimum of 2 to 3 months for sperm […]

HCG Levels, Ovulation, And Pregnancy Tests After A Miscarriage

A miscarriage can be an emotional rollercoaster. The confusion that comes from continually positive pregnancy tests can add to this already difficult situation. Be assured that it takes time for one's hCG levels to return to zero after a miscarriage. The Short Answer. Can I get pregnant after a miscarriage? Yes. In most cases, pregnancy […]
red and white medication pills

B Vitamins to Prevent Hangovers - Does it work?

Why do hangovers happen? Hangovers typically occur when the body processes alcohol and produces a toxic byproduct called acetaldehyde, which can cause inflammation and other physiological disturbances. Alcohol can also lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and disruption of sleep, all of which can contribute to hangover symptoms. How long do hangovers […]

How To Get Natural Sleep And Stay Asleep

Sleep disorders are among the most common neurophysiological problems in the United States today. The American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that roughly 70 million Americans (i.e. just under a third of the population) struggle with a chronic sleep disorder. There are many different types of sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, restless […]

Is Melatonin Safe For Dogs, Adults, Kids, And Pregnancy?

Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone produced by your brain when it’s preparing for sleep. Darkness and relaxation can trigger the release of melatonin, causing you to feel sleepy. Aside from the naturally occurring melatonin, you can also use melatonin supplements, like melatonin gummies, to increase the amount of melatonin in your system. Melatonin is […]

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 […]

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 […]
1 2 3 4 5
The statements on this site have not been evaluated by the EFSA or the FDA. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a treatment for specific medical conditions. Always seek the advice of your health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or any health concerns.

Never delay seeking or following medical advice because of anything that appears on this site.