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Benefits of Probiotics for Men

July 19th, 2018

Benefits of Probiotics for Men

Benefits of Probiotics for Men

Taking a probiotic can provide a sufficient amount and variety of bacteria that your body needs for optimal function. You can recieve probiotics from whole foods such as yogurt, kimchee, and sauerkraut. However, to get the best and most substantial quality of different beneficial bacteria, choosing to take a probiotic supplement can be extremely beneficial to your overall health.

Heart & Cholesterol Health

Cardiovascular problems are some of the leading causes of death in The United States. Changes in heart function lead millions of men to seek medical attention. Recent research has suggested that taking probiotics can help the cylindrical function of the heart.  A study published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that probiotic supplements consumed regularly, can help cholesterol levels. In addition probiotics can help maintain blood pressure at normal levels. Incorporating probiotics can be a significant addition to your cholesterol-lowering plan and can lessen your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Blood Sugar Levels / Avoiding Diabetes

Balancing your blood sugar levels is essential to avoid insulin related challenges such as diabetes. If you are unable to control your blood sugar or regulate insulin levels, your overall health can be severely threatened. Probiotics that contain Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium have proven to help level blood sugar. A 2012 study published in the Lipids in Health and Disease found that poor blood sugar levels were significantly balanced after taking L. reuteri probiotics for one month.

Hormone Levels

The gut plays an important role in the endocrine system. The gut produces and regulates hormones. In men, this is most prominent in the production and regulation of oxytocin. Oxytocin is an extremely important hormone when it comes to the creation of testosterone and maintaing a healthy libidio. In addition, oxytocin levels can influence testical size.
In order for your body to produce ample oxytocin, your gut has to be healthy and functioning properly. Taking probiotic supplements help increase the beneficial bacteria in your gut, optimizing its performance and maintaining balance.

Urinary Health

Most urinary problems in men can be attributed to disharmonious bacteria levels. Taking probiotics can help urinary issues, even before they start. Warding off and replacing harmful that traveling through your gut to urinary tract can prevent painful urinary problems.

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