Herbs Are Also For Men
Perhaps you are one of those men who feel that they need herbal therapies and medicines to boost their sagging energy, improve their memory, and generally enhance their overall health. But you may also feel that herbal medicines and the lot are only reserved for women. Well, if you continue to think that way, you will be missing out on the restorative and therapeutic effects of herbs. We often create a wrong idea that lays too much importance on herbs' special use in women. We have a tendency to ignore the unmistakable fact that men need herbs, too. Herbs are known to play an important health role, both in case of males and females, with equal intensity. Most of the mental and physical problems that are unique to men folk are usually caused by pronounced imbalances in the essential hormonal levels. Fortunately, there are several herbs and their drugs that have the capacity to improve the physical and mental constitution of the body.
Our bodies are aging slowly but surely, and we are becoming physically and mentally debilitated as we grow old. In the process, our hormonal levels drop and somehow get confused. Natural herbs can be valuable in helping us fight these problems and add much-needed strength, stamina, vitality and oomph back into our bodies and our lives. Along with adjustments in diet and exercise, various herbs can help you to balance the confused hormonal activity and restore perfect harmony to the whole body.
The usual health problems that men suffer from include several health deficiencies that are unique only to their gender, such as sexual problems like impotence, reduced sexual drive, premature ejaculation, and even prostrate health concerns. One of the most important health issues that trouble males above 40 years of age is impotence, and it is estimated that there are almost 100 million males with mild to severe impotence symptoms. Aside from this, many other health problems connected to heart, kidney, muscles and skins, are very common to both men and women.
Natural herbs have been used for ages to cure these kinds of maladies. Herbs such as Wild Oats, Horny Goat, Saffron, Ashwamedha and Ginger, to name a few, have been used by the Chinese and Indians centuries ago to treat impotence and boost sex drive. How about those pesky prostrate problems? For low intensity prostrate tumors, you can use herbs like Ginseng and Chaparral, while painful enlargement of prostrate could be treated by using such herbs like Ginseng, Echinacea, Yarrow, Dandelion and Marshmallow. Hypertension can be brought down to lower levels by using herbs like Catmint and Skullcap, while the pain from arthritis and rheumatism can be alleviated by Marjoram and Meadow Sweet herbs.
This is certainly not an extensive list of the various health problems that can be treated by using natural herbs and concoctions, but is enough to give you an idea of what these herbs can do for you. So stop thinking that herbs are only good for women, and start enjoying the innumerable benefits that natural herbs and medicines can give you.
Published April 2nd, 2007
Filed in Health