From eNewsletter 2/20/2019
DID YOU KNOW that men with infertility may have better-quality sperm when they take coenzyme Q10 and/or L-Carnitine, according to new research in European Urology?
Male infertility is the cause of miscarriage and inability to conceive in nearly half of all cases. Aside from men requiring optimal nutrient status overall, coenzyme Q10 was tied to the strongest gains in sperm count, motility and shape.
Sticking to Your Wellness Goals?
Bonnie & Steve: Right about now, research shows that many of us start to waver over our new year's wellness goals. While we are not huge fans of new year's resolutions, we understand the impetus for doing so.
If your life has gotten incredibly busy, or if you're starting to question whether the good habits you've adhered to are working, don't waver!
Please understand that temptations are arguably more readily available, more creatively engineered, and cheaper than at any time in history. Junk food gets tastier and cheaper every year. Video games and social media want your eyeballs on them 24-7. Even weather can prey upon your desire to exercise.
There are two ways you can better maintain self-control.
Find Incentives, Obstacles, or Creative Ways to Maintain Self-Control.
If you have a sweet tooth, to resist temptation, remove all sweets from your house, office desk, car, or wherever you keep them.
If you are addicted to Facebook, give yourself one designated 15 minute time period each day to look. As a general rule, turn off all devices where you view social media two hours before bed.
If weather is impeding your exercise regime, perform quick 3 to 5 minute exercise snacks at home, walk up a few flight of stairs if you have them, or walk around your house for 10 minutes just to get the blood flowing.
Utilize the Services of Wellness Professionals Like Ourselves to Help.
We are chock full of ideas!
February Public Health Alert
Steve: This update, produced every three to four months, used to be called "Meds, Recalls, Procedures, and Supplement Updates". What we include in this update has expanded, so "Public Health Alert" is more apropos. Especially after discovering a popular medication lessens male robustness...his article is reserved for NCI Well Connect Members. You can get this article by signing up here.
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