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The prostate gland is a common site of disorders in the male genitourinary system. As men age, their prostate gland often enlarges. This condition is referred to as Benign Prostate Hypertrophy or BPH. Over 50% of American men will develop an enlarged prostate in their lifetime. Dietary supplementation of nutrients essential for prostate health have been shown to be effective in the relief of BPH.
ProsPlex is a natural formulation containing nutrients essential for male prostate health. Included in this formula are Saw Palmetto Berry Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Pumpkin Seed, Pygeum Aficanam Extract, IP-6, Quercetin and Lycopene.
Saw Palmetto has long been known for its effectiveness in the relief of prostate related disorders, such as BPH. The mechanism of action is related to the inhibition of DHT binding to cellular receptors, inhibition of 5-alpha-reductase and interfering with prostate estrogen receptors.
IP-6 is a combination of inositol (a B vitamin) and inositol hexaphosphate. Based on recent research, many experts recognize this substance as a natural anti- dietary supplement. All of the cells in our body require IP-6 for healthy function. The theory is that by increasing the amount of inositol phosphates in the cells, it will make each cell, as well as the entire immune system, stronger and more able to kill abnormal cells that potentially could be dangerous.
Quercetin is a potent bioflavonoid known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-viral actions.
Lycopene is the natural pigment that gives tomatoes, pink grapefruit and watermelon their distinctive color. It is the most highly carotenoid present in the body. Lycopene has demonstrated inhibitory effects on various s including prostate, endometrial and mammory . A study was published in the Journal of the National Institute regarding the effects of carotenoids and prostate . Over 47,000 men completed questionnaires regarding their dietary intake for one year. A followup was done involving all respondents. Researchers concluded that lycopene reduce prostate risk over other carotenoids because the subjects with diets high in lycopenes had lower incidences of prostate .
Pygeum Africanam has historically been used in the relief of urinary tract disorders. Numerous clinical trials in over 600 patients have demonstrated the effectiveness of pygeum in the relief of the clinical signs and symptoms of BPH. Effectiveness is enhanced when combined with Saw Palmetto.
Zinc plays an important role in hormone metabolism. Pumpkin Seed is a rich, natural source of Zinc.
Warnings: Keep out of the reach of children.
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