Chinese dodder seed has been long used in traditional medicines to support fertility but contrary to the name of the seed, it does not have the super power of increasing your chances of conceiving a girl (read it out loud if you missed it). Tu si zi - Semen Cuscutae, Cuscuta seed, Chinese Dodder seed [...]
“From powerful seeds arise great crops” A sentiment that could certainly be applied to the famous Chinese medicine formula for male reproductive health and virility, Wuzi Yanzong Pian (which could be translated as Five Seeds for passing on the generations, or five seed abundant ancestors pill). This combination of five seeds has been used for [...]
Welcome once again to Movember, the month of the year when men get their lip sweaters out to draw our attention to men’s health. What started as a grass roots movement to increase awareness about prostate cancer, has now grown to a global movement for the funding of research and educational outreach programs to address [...]
Most men will experience some form of erectile dysfunction (ED) at some point in their life. It will usually be significant enough that they will visit a doctor to discuss treatment options. Unfortunately for many men, this becomes a chronic state that they will continue to live with. Depending on the presentation of ED, the [...]
Not only is November, the month of MOvember and men’s health awareness, it also happens to be World Vegan month. How do these cross-over you ask? The answer is well exhibited in this amazing recipe for the Sichuan delicacy, Ma Po Tofu. This past year, our family turned up the focus on eating a more [...]
Welcome to Movember, the hairy month of the year, when we shine a light on men’s health. The scope of this movement has grown to include mental health, suicide prevention, life challenges associated with prostate or testicular cancers pre, post and during treatment, and encouraging men to be more aware of their health. Whether you [...]
So why dedicate a week in June to bring attention to Men’s Health? The fact of the matter is that it is not so much about the reproductive organs that differentiate males from females, or the genetics but in how men typically cope with their health issues and the contributing factors that make them more susceptible to life threatening conditions, such as heart disease.