SHOW / EPISODE

Optimize Prostate Health Naturally

Season 1 | Episode 45
14m | Nov 1, 2023

Welcome to "Optimize Prostate Health Naturally,"

where we delve into the world of men's health with a focus on the prostate

gland. Join us as we explore the insights of Dr. Ludovic Brunel, a seasoned

naturopathic physician with 17 years of experience in optimizing health through

lifestyle and dietary interventions.


In this episode, we address the common concerns surrounding

prostate health, particularly benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), a condition

affecting millions. Dr. Brunel sheds light on the prostate's role in

reproductive health and the intricate balance required for its function.


As men age, the risk of BPH increases, and we uncover the

factors contributing to this condition. From hormonal imbalances to lifestyle

choices, we explore the nuances of prostate health and the impact of

testosterone on prostate size. He describes how prostate enlargement affects

urination, especially nocturia, nighttime urination. Obesity and inactivity are

also flagged as contributing factors. Dr. Brunel emphasizes the importance of

proper testing to differentiate between BPH and more serious conditions such as

 prostate cancer.


Discover various diagnostic methods, including the routine

PSA blood test and the digital rectal exam, and understand why a comprehensive

assessment is crucial for determining proper a course of action.


The conversation then shifts to natural approaches for

improving prostate health. Dr. Brunel highlights the significance of nutrition,

advocating for a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats while

reducing saturated fat intake for managing prostate health. Learn about

specific foods and nutrients, such as antioxidants from tomatoes and berries,

fish oil, and omega-3 fatty acids, which play a vital role in supporting

prostate health.


The episode further explores science-driven nutrients proven

to alleviate BPH symptoms. Saw Palmetto takes the spotlight, with over 35 human

trials showcasing its effectiveness in improving urinary tract symptoms.

Additionally, Dr. Brunel introduces other supplements, including rye flower

pollen and plant sterols, emphasizing their anti-inflammatory properties and

hormonal influence. He also delves into their efficacy which rival

pharmaceutical options.


Listeners gain valuable insights into the importance of

choosing high-quality supplements, with a spotlight on New Roots Herbal Prostate

Perform. Dr. Brunel commends their commitment to product integrity, with

testing conducted in an ISO 17025 accredited lab to ensure potency and accuracy

and a product which lives up to its label claim.


Whether you're seeking preventative measures or managing

existing prostate issues, this episode equips you with actionable knowledge.

Join us on the journey to "Optimize Prostate Health Naturally" and

empower yourself with the tools to lead a healthy, balanced life.


Stay tuned for more expert discussions on men's health, remember,

proactive steps today can lead to a healthier tomorrow.

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