What can Maca do for you?

The health benefits for the daily use of this Peruvian superfood can be significant for perimenopausal women 

 

Along its vast 7,000 km length, the Andes Mountain range of South America hides many ancient secrets. One such secret – the lost mountain-top city of Machu Picchu – was rediscovered in 1911. More recently a natural remedy […]

Beat the Heat Caused by Menopause

Powerful natural remedies can help ease some of the most common symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. When it comes to hormonal changes later in life, don’t suffer or “tough it out” without support.

Sage (Salvia officinalis), a shrub native of the Mediterranean basin, is one of the oldest medicinal herbs. The botanical name Salvia is from […]

There’s never a good time for a UTI

It’s a bacterial infection that primarily affects women and its symptoms are the very definition of discomfort:

Painful and burning urination
Frequent and often urgent need to urinate
Blood in urine
Lower abdominal pain or cramps
Chills
Odorous or cloudy urine
Pain during intercourse

Its name is urinary tract infection (UTI).

Women are more than 10 times […]

Men’s Health: Protecting the Prostate

The prostate gland is a small, walnut-sized organ located just under the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The prostate has a dual function as part of the excretory and the reproductive systems. This small gland stays the same size throughout an adult male’s life until the male […]

Finding our way through menopause

As women, we have two significant hormonal shifts in our life: the first being teenage puberty and then the change of life leading into menopause.  Although these are certainly natural transitions in life, they can be extremely challenging when our bodies have difficulty adapting to fluctuating hormones.

If you’re a woman, there is no bypassing menopause. […]

Common questions about prostate health

Most men probably never even think about their prostate gland until they have a feeling that something’s “not quite right” but the functioning of this small, donut-shaped muscular gland sure can make a big impact on a guy’s life. Just ask any man around the age of 50. That’s about the time of life when […]

Enhance sexual health with maca

Along its vast 7,000 km length, the Andes Mountain range of South America hides many ancient secrets. One such secret – the lost mountain-top city of Machu Picchu – was rediscovered in 1911. More recently a natural remedy cultivated in those same mountains was finally revealed to the rest of the world – maca root.

Maca […]