Men’s Health

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mmCollagenProMay 9, 20176min880

Men are at more risk of disease than women. The reason is that men get involved in some unhealthy habits like, smoking, drinking and poor health care. And they prefer not to see doctors again and again. It is difficult for them to give proper time to health care and exercise. They prefer Junk food which affects their health but they realize it in older age.

We have come with a health guide for you. We advise you to give time to yourself, this will help you in getting a healthy, long life. Don’t wait to get old to start taking care of your health.

Find a Doctor You can Trust

Don’t avoid doctors, don’t wait to see a doctor when you have some illness or disease. Find a doctor you feel comfortable in sharing your small health issues. The doctor will get your screening tests done, monitor your body weight, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, sugar levels and other important things that can make you ill.

Eat Healthy and Nutritious Food

Eat healthy food and don’t munch on junk foods. As the name suggest junk food is nothing but Junk!

Instead, eat healthy food which your future self will be thankful for. Make fresh fruits and leafy green vegetables, an important and big part of your meals and snacks. Eat fiber-rich, whole grain, bread, brown rice, and beans. Fish chicken and beef should also be added in proper quantity as they are also a good source of nutrients.

Regular Varying Exercises

Exercise and physical activities are very important to stay healthy. They keep the risk of heart diseases away which is a prominent cause of death in men. Regular varying workouts like, aerobics, swimming, muscle training, jogging, walking and stretching keep your fuels burning. Do it daily and don’t skip.

Adequate Sleep

Make quality sleep your priority. It helps in regaining the energy. Don’t over work and cut you sleeping hours, also don’t sleep at wrong timings. A 7 hours sound sleep in the night is all you need to have a productive day. Nothing can replace the effects a good sleep has.

Stress or Depression

Don’t feel shame in getting yourself checked psychologically. Are you depressed, or you feel negative, talk about it. Do you get stressed out easily, and have negative thoughts often. There must be something wrong in your head. Good mental health is very crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Do meditation and yoga regularly, it will help you in getting a peaceful mind.

Quit Unhealthy Habits

Smoking is bad for your health, not only yours, but it is harmful to the health of your loved ones because of secondhand smoking. It can cause lung and heart diseases. Smokers are at a high risk of developing cancer. Alcohol consumptions in excessive quantity also welcome many health issues. Get help from your doctor and make a plan to quit these unhealthy habits.

Care for your Skin

Melanoma is very common skin problem in elderly American men. It is a kind of skin cancer that is caused by excessive exposure to the sun. Protect your skin from deadly UV rays that cause Melanoma. Use a good quality sunscreen with a high sun protection factor. Spend time in shade, and cover your body with clothing that protects from direct sunlight.

Prostrate Risks and Precautions

Prostrate is your companion that grows as you grow. Prostate cancer is also common cancer among men.  If you have urinary problems, difficulty in urinating or if there is blood in your urine, it may be an alarming sign that your prostate is in trouble.

Get your prostate screening done to see if there is any problem. Consult a specialist and minimize the risk of getting prostate cancer.

Sex Life

Have difficulty in sex life? Change your eating, drinking and sleeping habits. Exercise regularly, eat healthily and eat well, take proper sleep. Consult a doctor you trust and they will help you getting the exciting life back.

Live Life at its Full  

Maybe you need to do some serious lifestyle changes in order to stay healthy for long. But don’t give up, it is better to keep control of things before they get control or your overall health. Follow our tips, stay happy, and give proper quality time to your family and friends. Share your problems with those you love you and care for you. Life is too short for worrying and not living. If you are healthy everything is possible and if you are not, then nothing matters.


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mmCollagenProApril 17, 20175min380

Most of the people may face dental issues because of the poor oral hygiene as it can lead to many dental problems, especially among the adults nowadays. People do not care about their eating habits that eventually land them into the dental issues. The junk food, sweetened beverages, sugary food, etc. lands the people into dental problems like tooth decay, bad breath, cavity, etc. This calls for proper oral care that will help in maintaining your smile and will eliminate the possibilities of any kind of dental problem. Here are some of the five oral care tips that adults should follow to ward off any kind of dental problems:

Regular Brushing of the Mouth

Most of the people brush their teeth and think that they will never face any problem related to dental hygiene. One should stress not only on the brushing of the teeth but the full mouth that includes the person gums, tongue and the roof of the mouth. It is mandatory to brush the mouth regularly twice a day that will help in keeping the bacteria away. This will maintain the health of your teeth too.

Necessity of Flossing

The brushing of the teeth or mouth alone cannot ward off the germs and bacteria until the flossing is done to maintain the oral care. Flossing helps in reaching deep inside your mouth and the parts of the teeth, where brushing or sometimes the mouthwash cannot work out in a proper manner. It is recommended by experts to do the flossing once in a day in order to maintain the oral hygiene and to safeguard your teeth.

Consumption of Vitamins and the Calcium

Calcium, Vitamins and other kinds of minerals help in averting many kinds of dental disease that can otherwise harm your dental health. One should take the calcium that is good for teeth as people can get it from the cheese, milk, yogurt and other dairy products. In addition, adults should also have the Vitamin B complex and Vitamin D for avoiding the cracking or bleeding from the gums or teeth. In order to maintain the proper oral hygiene one should also take zinc, iron, iodine, potassium, etc.

Dental Visits

The visit to the dentist is important for the adults twice in a year because they have less focus on their food habits and their work schedule remains busy. With the timely dental visits, people will be able to maintain their dental hygiene in the appropriate way. If people pay a visit twice in a year to the doctor, then they can avert the diseases like tooth decay, cancer, trauma, gum disease, etc. that cannot be cured at a later stage.

Teeth-friendly Diets

It is necessary for the people to have the teeth friendly diets that will help in maintaining the oral hygiene. One should avoid snacks or sweeteners. The diet should be quite rich in nutrition as it should include cheese, chicken, green vegetables, fruits, etc. This will help in neutralizing any kind of acid and production of more saliva.

Therefore, it is important for adults to look after their oral hygiene in order to maintain the oral care that will help in averting any kind of gum-related diseases.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min350

Hairs depict the overall beauty of a person as the ones with strong and beautiful hairs can carry themselves in nearly all attires. The major concern nowadays that is usually faced by both the sexes is of hair fall. For most of the people, it is in abundance and for others, it results in the thinning of their hairs. In this situation, it is best to make use of important natural Herbs that will help in healthy growth of hairs in both men and women. People can refer to top five herbs that will help you to avoid the usage of harmful chemicals or intake of loads of medicines:

Gooseberry or Amla

Amla or the Gooseberry helps is loaded with the antioxidants and Vitamin C that helps in the collagen production. It boosts the rate of hair growth and ensures that a person gets healthy hair. One can use Amla powder with coconut oil by mixing them and can apply it to the hairs. It can also be mixed with water to form the paste and can be applied to the hairs as a mask and after 30 minutes of application, it can be rinsed off with the cool water.

The Culinary Herbs

Many herbs are rich in iron and helps in the improvement of hair growth. One can even find many spices that have nutrients rich in iron. One can get their share by drinking herbal tea or these can be consumed in a supplemented form. Even the culinary herbs can be used to prepare the paste and can be applied on the hairs too. The culinary herbs that people can choose are the parsley, bay leaves, coriander leaves, rosemary, sage, curry powder, etc.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is known for containing the enzymes that help in the promotion of hair growth and eradicates dead skin cells from the hair follicles. The dead scalp cells and the sebum can be broken down with the help of the keratolic action of the Aloe Vera. The hair growth is promoted by bringing the alkaline properties of the Aloe Vera in one balance. People can use Aloe gel that is excellent moisture and is a prominent protein that makes up the moisture and helps in the promotion of hair growth.

Brahmi

Brahmi or scientifically known as the Bacopa Monnieri is generally used in the powdered or oil form to be applied on hair for promoting the hair growth. The paste can be formed by mixing the powder with water and should be applied to the scalp and hairs for an hour. The usual benefit of Brahmi herb is it nourishes scalp, reduces stress and promotes hair thickness.

Lavender

This is one of the most prominent herbs that help in leaving distinctive aroma and contains anti-microbial and inflammatory properties. Lavender protects the hairs from lice as it can be added to the carrier oil that a person usually uses. Its benefits are keeping the scalp healthy and controlling the production of oil.

These are some of the top five herbs for the people to pick for getting thicker and healthier hair as these herbs help in maintaining the keratin level.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min790

Vitamins are essential for healthy living as they are essential nutrients required by the human body for tissue repair, production of cells and other metabolic activities. The human body can only produce Vitamins like D, K and B and rest of the Vitamins are supplied through the dietary supplements. Most of them are water or fat-soluble so the water-soluble vitamins cannot be stored by body as they are flushed out and other Vitamins helps in maintaining the human health. Here are some of the top five vitamins and their health benefits that people can look forward and include them in their daily diet:

Vitamin A

The Vitamin A or the Retinol is helpful in treating eye disorders, skin infections and disorders, acne and speeds up the healing process of the wounds. The intake of Vitamin A also prevents cataract and macular degeneration. People can find this Vitamin in milk products, fish oils and organ meats. Beta-Carotene is mainly found in vegetables such as spinach, carrots, sweet potatoes and broccoli. Other sources of Vitamin A include Dark-colored fruits, Egg Yolk, Liver, fish, beef, cheese, butter, etc.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B is eight in number and is a water-soluble vitamin that has many health benefits and is attained from many sources. Vitamin B1 is necessary for improving nerve cell function and is obtained from dried milk, egg, peas, nuts, etc. Vitamin B2 helps in growth and production of red blood cells. Vitamin B5 helps in synthesizing the cholesterol and converts fat into energy and is obtained from Avocado, organ meats, whole-grain cereals, etc. Vitamin B6 plays an important role in healthy functioning of the brain, maintenance of normal nerve function, formation of red blood cells.

Vitamin C

According to the experts, amongst varied types of Vitamins, the Vitamin C is one of the most effective and safe nutrients. It protects human body against the cardiovascular diseases, deficiency of immune system, wrinkling of the skin and eye diseases. This Vitamin acts as an antioxidant and helps in absorption of iron. The source of Vitamin C includes potatoes, spinach, citrus fruits, strawberries, tomatoes, broccoli, etc.

Vitamin D

It is also known as the sunshine vitamin as it can be produced inside the body while its exposure to the sunlight or can be taken through the dietary supplements. The Vitamin D helps in the regulation of phosphorus and the calcium absorption in the body. It protects against diseases like type one diabetes, cancer, etc. It helps in maintaining the health of bones, brain, immune system, teeth, lungs, etc. Its main source includes cod liver oil, cheese, cream, yogurt, fortified cereals and fishes like salmon, herring, etc.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E helps in combating free radicals that can damage the body cells, protects against premenstrual syndromes, neurological and eye diseases. Its consumption helps in improving the immunity level, reduction in cholesterol level and lowers the risk of development of cancer. The varied sources are papaya, dark green vegetables, wheat germ, corn etc.

Lastly, with the intake of these Vitamins, people can lead a better and healthy life, as they will be able to keep their body and mind fit by averting many deadly diseases.