Tackle Low T With This Mineral Secret

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,

If you’re a man over 50, then you already know there are lots of good reasons to keep your testosterone levels up.

This hardworking hormone helps your body stay muscular, keeps your bones strong, wards off belly fat and is important for a healthy sex drive.

And according to brand-new research from Boston University, there’s one more reason you should be maintaining a healthy T level — your heart.

You see, scientists have found that long-term testosterone therapy may slash your risk of dying from heart disease.

And the best part? There’s an easy way to get your T levels up without a prescription.

Believe it or not, mainstream docs once tried to scare aging men away from testosterone, arguing that it could be bad for your heart.

And that was always pure nonsense. I mean, if testosterone was unhealthy for your heart, teenage boys would be dropping like flies.

The fact is, your muscles need testosterone – and your heart is no different.

For this latest study, researchers studied two groups of men aged 60 years or more for eight years. Half were taking testosterone therapy, and the other half weren’t.

After taking a closer look at their medical records, the scientists made an incredible discovery…

19 of the men in the untreated group died from heart issues. Furthermore, there were 30 nonfatal strokes and 26 nonfatal heart attacks in this group.

However, the testosterone group had absolutely no heart-related deaths, heart attacks or strokes.

This means keeping your T levels up is crucial if you want to avoid heart-related deaths, strokes and heart attacks.

As in zilch. Nada.

But if you go to your doc for help with your T, they’re likely going to prescribe you painful injections, messy gels or annoying patches full of synthetics.

Fortunately, there’s an easy way to boost your T levels without having to go to the doctor or fill your body full of chemicals — taking zinc.

One study shows that taking 30 mg of zinc daily can increase testosterone levels significantly.

Additionally, healthy zinc levels can decrease your risk for heart disease and arterial stiffness.

So taking zinc is like giving heart disease a one-two punch!

To increase your zinc levels, you can eat certain foods like oysters, beef, pork, chicken and nuts. Or you can take a zinc supplement to insure you’re getting at least 30 mg daily. These are available at your local pharmacy or through natural health retailers.

Live well,

Natalie Moore
Managing editor, Living Well Daily

Ed. Note: Please send your feedback: feedback@livingwelldaily.com – and click here to like us on Facebook.


Sources

[1] Connecting Testosterone and Zinc

[2] Testosterone therapy provides protection against cardiovascular disease in men with low testosterone

[3] Blue Testosterone Side Effects

[4] Zinc status and serum testosterone levels of healthy adults.

[5] 5 Zinc Supplement Benefits Include Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Natalie Moore

Written By Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for finding healthy, natural, and science-based solutions. After a decade of direct healthcare experience in western and natural medicine, she was involved in public health research before joining Living Well Daily.

View More Free Articles

30-Second Trick FIGHTS Heart Failure

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, About 6.2 million adults in the United States have heart failure. When you visit your mainstream doc’s office, he’ll tell you that heart failure is the result of clogged arteries, high blood pressure, diabetes, being overweight, lung problems, and heart valve problems. It can make you feel like your health...

Read This

Stamped envelopes.

Mailbag! 10 Tips to Conquer Spinal Arthritis

I have arthritis in my spine. What would you suggest to help manage it? –George from Cedar Rapids, IA George, Believe it or not, many people learn that they have spinal arthritis as they age. It’s very common. There’s a lot you can do to help keep it from advancing or even reverse some of...

Read This

Calm Anxiety WITHOUT Drugs (Easy!)

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, There is a plague of anxiety sweeping the nation. And who could blame us? Anyone with half a brain SHOULD feel anxious about the state of the world. But like any other epidemic, just because something is going around doesn’t mean you should accept it. More importantly, having anxiety does...

Read This

“Food Reboot” HALTS Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you or someone you love suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS), you already know how the disease can turn your life upside down. The stiffness and mobility problems slowly strip away your independence… and leave you in pain. Talk to your mainstream doc and he’ll just shrug their shoulders –...

Read This

[Men] Do You Have the Breast Cancer Gene?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you’re a woman, chances are you have heard about the BRCA gene (BReast CAncer gene). Scientists have known for a long time that a mutation in one of two breast cancer genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2, increases the risk of getting breast cancer. But, men, listen up – just because...

Read This

Greek Plant Extract SOOTHES Joint Pain

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Some people might shrug when you tell them you have knee pain… but that’s only if they haven’t experienced firsthand. Chronic pain from osteoarthritis is no joke— it can destroy your life. Joint pain makes moving incredibly difficult and can keep you from doing the things you love. Before you know it,...

Read This

Deadly Disease 8 TIMES More Likely for Crohn’s Patients

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Inflammation is supposed to be a normal response for your body. It’s one of the key defenses protecting you. Inflammation can sometimes be our friend… when it helps fight off infections and clears away debris, that is. The problems start when inflammation blazes out of control or lasts longer than...

Read This

Stamped envelopes.

Mailbag! 5 Ways to Soothe Your Psoriasis

I have psoriasis, and I was wondering what supplements or natural treatments there are out there. –Bill from Riverside, CA Bill, As you probably know, psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease where the body attacks the skin as if it were a foreign invader. Psoriasis affects about two percent of the U.S. population. Normal, healthy...

Read This

Coffee Compound LOWERS Cholesterol

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I’m on a personal mission to rescue coffee from the hands of the nutritional puritans who think that anything fun is not good for you. Despite what the mainstream would have you believe, the news on coffee has improved in recent years. Researchers have pinpointed many powerful plant nutrients, like...

Read This

“Citric Element” Whips Your Brain into Shape!

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Some suggest pretty complicated ways to keep your brain healthy as you age. Going back to college… doing complicated puzzles… taking what feels like 30 bottles of pills a day… It can make you feel like giving up before you’ve even started! But what if there was something MUCH easier...

Read This