Herbal Remedies for Men
By Alex Nechas
While a lot of attention has been paid to women's health issues, the medical community has relatively ignored the guys. Perhaps it's the "no pain, no gain" philosophy, but men also tend not to take as active a role in their health care as women. Similarly, as herbal remedies and herbal medicines have become more and more popular, not much has been said about how herbs can affect men's health issues.
Well, guys, this page is for you. Below you will find links to articles that address male health issues and herbal treatments to those problems. You can find a complete listing of our herbal treatments at the main Herbal Remedies page, but this page is strictly for male health problems.
To learn more about herbal remedies to men's health issues, try the following links:
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia sounds like a lot medical mumbo-jumbo, but it is actually the scientific name for the common problem called an enlarged prostate. Learn how to treat this condition naturally at Herbal Remedies for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
- Saw Palmetto affects the amount of testosterone in the body, which can treat a number of conditions like building muscle mass or curing impotence. Learn more at Saw Palmetto: Herbal Remedies.
- The witch hazel plant is high in tannins, which makes it a natural astringent. Translation: it can be used to make an all-natural aftershave. Find out how in Witch Hazel: Herbal Remedies.
- Your everyday, run-of-the-mill, garlic has a ton of antimicrobial, antibiotic, and antifungal qualities. Check out Garlic: Herbal Remedies to learn how to use this plant to clear up your next case of athlete's foot.
This information is solely for informational purposes. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Neither the Editors of Consumer Guide (R), Publications International, Ltd., the author nor publisher take responsibility for any possible consequences from any treatment, procedure, exercise, dietary modification, action or application of medication which results from reading or following the information contained in this information. The publication of this information does not constitute the practice of medicine, and this information does not replace the advice of your physician or other health care provider. Before undertaking any course of treatment, the reader must seek the advice of their physician or other health care provider.Before engaging in any complementary medical technique, including the use of natural or herbal remedies, you should be aware that many of these techniques have not been evaluated in scientific studies. Use of these remedies in connection with over the counter or prescription medications can cause severe adverse reactions. Often, only limited information is available about their safety and effectiveness. Each state and each discipline has its own rules about whether practitioners are required to be professionally licensed. If you plan to visit a practitioner, it is recommended that you choose one who is licensed by a recognized national organization and who abides by the organization's standards. It is always best to speak with your primary health care provider before starting any new therapeutic technique.
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