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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…relationship was noted between progression of osteoarthritis and vitamin D blood levels—the less vitamin D, the worse the arthritis. * Testosterone levels. Low testosterone levels are a known risk factor for several conditions including depression, fatigue, weight gain, bone loss, metabolic syndrome, and…

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Steps to Stave Off Sarcopenia

…Free radicals accumulate in the mitochondria of muscle cells, contributing to the loss of endurance and muscle strength. Aging muscles also tend to be low in phosphate-rich molecules that are essential for energy production. Finally, some muscle dies off with age, as the nerves going to the muscle tissue…

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Natural Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment

…they’re also used to treat hypertension, they may cause low blood pressure, dizziness and weakness. The other class of meds reduces prostate volume by inhibiting the activity of an enzyme called 5-alpha reductase that converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the hormone that ultimately…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…contributor is low testosterone, which affects one in three diabetic men. But which came first, testosterone deficiency or diabetes? A study published in Diabetes Care may answer that question. Finnish researchers measured levels of sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) and testosterone in 702 middle…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…released by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 9 million adults in the United States have osteoporosis and more than 48 million have low bone mass. While some loss of bone density is normal with aging, there are also factors that threaten bone health, speeding mineral loss from the bones…

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