Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone

Hypogonadism is a condition in which a man has low testosterone and may experience symptoms, including:

    Decreased reproductive crave (libido)
    Erectile dysfunction
    Fatigue and loss of vitality
    Depressed mood
    Loss of cadaver mane (decreased need to shave)
    Reduce in power
    Osteoporosis (decreased bone density)

Only your doctor can conclude if you have low testosterone and if treatment may be appropriate for you. A plain blood exam can be used to determine if you have low testosterone.

Causes of Low Testosterone Levels
Identifying causes of low testosterone is key to avoid further drops in testosterone levels. The most common causes of low testosterone levels are:
Natural causes of low testosterone levels

Progesterone deficiency. Testosterone production relies on sufficient levels of progesterone; thus, a progesterone deficiency can result in low testosterone levels.

Natural aging. As ovarian production of testosterone declines with age, the burden of production falls on the adrenal glands, which struggle and are typically unable to maintain adequate levels.
Induced causes of low testosterone levels

Hysterectomy Pharmaceuticals or surgical procedures. Induced low testosterone levels are so named because they result from pharmaceutical treatments and surgical procedures like hysterectomy, chemotherapy, and the use of birth control pills. Since they impact on the source of hormone production, hormonal levels may be dramatically diminished.

Stress. It is known that stress has a physical impact on the body. Decreased testosterone production might be one of its consequences.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Genetics change

Nutriment plays a part in many areas of condition, including how well people age. As we grow older, changes in our genes occur. New research is exploring what causes these molecular changes and how food affects them. Their specific goal was to look at the cells lining the gut wall to find certain genetics modifications to the volunteers’ genes. These particular modifications are associated with bowel cancer and are transmitted when cells divide.
The findings from this study showed that men are more likely to have these epigenetic changes than women. They also found that volunteers who had a higher amount of vitamin D in their bodies tended to have fewer of these changes, and the same correlation was found with high levels of selenium. These findings are consistent with known links between age and diet and the danger of bowel cancer. On the other hand, some nutrients had a connection with a higher straight of genetics substitution. Foliate in particular was associated with these changes. The researchers also examined the relationship between obesity and molecular changes. They found that excess corpse weight can cause a greater level of genetics change. The reason for this is still being investigated. The biggest cause of an increased danger of bowel cancer is age. However, this new research shows that there are other factors at work. While you cannot command your age, you do have control over your nutriment and mass plane. By ensuring that your reduce is prosperous in vitamin D and selenium, you can lessen your chances of developing bowel cancer. 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

What is plyometric training?

Plyometric training is a mechanical shock stimulation forcing the muscle to produce as much tension as possible. This method is characterized by impulsive actions minimal duration (lasting period) between the end of the eccentric braking phase and initiation of the concentric acceleration phase. The maximum amount of time it takes the athlete to perform the transition phase of the plyometric (time between eccentric and concentric) should be no longer then 0.15 seconds. If the movement takes too long it redefines itself as an ordinary jumping movement rather then a classical plyometric. In the early 1960's Dr. Verkhoshansky used a method of training called shock training. Many Western coaches believed that this was the Russian training secret to their dominance. In many Eastern nations they still call it shock training rather than plyometrics, an adoption of the method Verkhoshansky developed. The reason they favor the phrase shock training rather then plyometrics is to recognise the difference between plyometric action and plyometric training. Plyometric Action takes place in every day life, involving running, jumping, striking and other forms of rebounding movements. In many literature texts today plyometrics are referred to as power metrics.
Many people believe the hype that ballistic movements are risky, which are mostly forms of Western content that try to support it. Most of the texts that do try to show how ballistic type movements, in this instance plyometric training, has dangerous side effects are unproven. Their is no way to actually separate the effects of plyometrics, as that of other sports which have the ability to compare overall intensity, duration and complication of loads. Also, to believe that plyometric actions are safe but plyometric training isn't can only cause some all right laughs among sports scientist. In reality joints subjected to heavy impacts, such as plyometric training, are relatively free-born from osteoarthritis in old age and those subjected to much lower loads experience a greater incidence of osteoarthritis and cartilage destruction.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Exercise and health problems

People who never get sick are incredibly annoying. Some of us it seems spend half our lives dealing with some kindly of frosty or bug and are constantly forced to go through work while spluttering over our colleagues or brave nights out sensitivity like we’re going to be sick everywhere – but then these other people will happily go for months without so much of a sniffle and will constantly be there to remind us what it was like to be healthy. And by all rights they should have the same cold as us – they spent time in the same environs, and they attended the same events. So what makes them so specific? And what can we learn from them? Here we will look at some of the things you can do to simulate their good health so that it can be you with the smug smile for a change
When you’re ill, people are constantly telling you to rest up so that you can regain, so it might seem surprising to learn that it can in some ways be resting that actually allows you to get ill in the first location. While there isn’t too much investigation or evidence as to why this might actually be the case, often the actuality is that we get ill when we stop in order to rest (which is why teachers famously tend to get ill during the school holidays). This seems to be similar to the way that you can hold off getting visibly older by keeping an active job and lifestyle. It’s foolhardy to take it to extremes then, but as a general rule it may be possible to almost hold off getting ill by just keeping active. And of course the very best kind of activity is actual activity that gets your heart pumping and muscles working.  This can have a range of positive effects on the body from reducing significance hormones to encouraging the body to go into an anabolic ‘healing’ state where the immune system will work to repair tissue and combat bacteria. Of course it can also keep your heart strong and your weight down which will further avoid a distance of health problems.