High blood sugar can be a bedroom buzzkill
Gentlemen, if you've been having problems in the bedroom, your ego can really take a blow.
Having trouble "in the moment" is a real mood killer, and you might beat yourself up for not being able to "perform."
But it's not that you're not man enough... or that you've lost your "mojo." Because what's ruining the moment time and time again could be a warning sign of something ELSE going on in your body.
We already know that a little too much dormancy "downstairs" can be an early signal of cardiovascular disease. After all, you need good circulation to get enough blood flowing where you need it most when Cupid comes calling.
And according to a new study, a limp "member" may also be one of the first indications of something else that may seem completely unrelated: diabetes.
The meta-analysis, published in Diabetic Medicine, reviewed 145 studies involving a total of nearly 90,000 men.
Turns out that more than half of diabetic men also suffer from this emasculating condition -- making it all boil down to not much more than a coin toss when your blood sugar is out of control.
According to the data in this latest review, men with diabetes were also three and a half times MORE likely than men without the disease to deal with this frustrating condition.
Not only that, but they started having troubles with their tentpoles an average of 10 to 15 years EARLIER than men who didn't have diabetes.
That may be because diabetes can damage nerves and blood vessels everywhere in your body -- including "down there."
So, if you "can't get no satisfaction," get checked for diabetes in the exam room... before you give up on "action" in the bedroom.
And if you already know you have diabetes, I can't think of a better motivator to get your blood sugar under control.
Switching to the Paleo diet -- which eliminates the sugars and grains that can spike your blood sugar -- is a simple way to stay on track. And you'll still feel more than satisfied by enjoying plenty of fish, meat, eggs, and dairy, as well as nuts, vegetables, and fruit.
Cooking with cinnamon... drinking tea... and even taking the supplement berberine (a.k.a. "Emperor's Salt") are all perfectly natural, non-toxic ways to help regulate your blood sugar, too.
Staying active and shedding some extra pounds can do a world of good as well. Just 30 minutes of walking a day will cut your risk of diabetes by almost a third -- and once you've got your blood sugar in check, there's another great form of exercise that will help keep it that way.
And it's the very thing you haven't been able to do!
If you still want a little help in the bedroom after controlling your blood sugar, studies have shown that a "cocktail" of safe and natural ingredients -- including L-arginine, pycnogenol, and red ginseng -- can lead to an improvement by as much as 90 percent.
This three-way trick will spice up your love life
Gentlemen, nothing makes you question your manhood more than an when things stop working below the belt.
The fact is, if you're a senior suffering from ED, you're not alone. By the time you reach 75 (and beyond), your risk of experiencing ED will have climbed up to 77.5 percent.
But if there's one piece of good news about ED, it's that you don't need some pricey and dangerous prescription drug to get your love life rolling again.
In fact, I've found a natural three-part combo that's been proven to help restore function... and could give you your bedroom mojo back in a hurry.
In a breakthrough study published in the World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, researchers found that a combination of l-arginine, pycnogenol, and red ginseng may help put the boom back in your bedroom.
L-arginine's unique ability to relieve ED has been confirmed by a number of studies that have shown its ability to form a substance called nitric oxide (NO), which increases blood flow "down there" during sexual arousal.
The more NO there is, the stronger the response when you're feeling stimulated. (This is exactly how those prescription penis pills work, in fact!)
But combining l-arginine with pycnogenol and red ginseng seems to supercharge its effects.
Pycnogenol, extracted from the bark of French pine trees, is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that also increases blood flow. In one study, men ages 25 to 45 with documented ED experienced a mild positive effect after taking a low dose of oral l-arginine for a month; but it was when pycnogenol was added that the men's improvement skyrocketed to as much as 90 percent!
Red ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to increase stamina, strength, and virility in men -- but it shouldn't be confused with Siberian ginseng. The Siberian variety doesn't contain the same therapeutic compounds that are found in the other ginsengs.
One great thing about this combination of l-arginine, pycnogenol, and red ginseng is its safety record. This is essential, since the potential side effects of common ED drugs aren't tolerated well by many men, and are dangerous to some.
To raise your NO levels, you can also supplement with citrulline, quercetin, and the aptly-named herb "horny goat weed." Foods such as spinach, garlic, cocoa, pomegranate, and all the citrus fruits can also help raise NO levels.
Finally, I would not be able to sleep tonight if I didn't mention that exercise also has been shown to increase nitric oxide levels as well.
And since you get a good workout from doing the "horizontal mambo," once you jumpstart your battery, your engine shouldn't have any trouble running.
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