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Men’s Health and Wellness

When it comes to health and wellness, men often get the short end of the stick.  With the age of technology and busy lifestyles, men often neglect their health and wellness needs, which can lead to several health issues.  It is no secret that men’s health and wellness are important. We all know that physical activity, healthy eating, and avoiding risky behavior can help keep them healthy.  But, what else can men do to maintain their health and wellness?

Areas of Interest

Toxins Around Us
Heart Health
Hormones
Prostate Health
Shaving
Diffusing
Digestive Issues
Quick Tips
Weight Management
Exercise & Workouts
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Men’s Health Basics

Wellness should be addressed on multiple levels, with a focus on physical, mental and emotional health.

Basic guidelines for men’s health & wellness

  • Exercise regularly: Exercise is important for overall health, including mental and emotional health. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week.
  • Eat a healthy diet: Eating a balanced diet is key for good health. Focus on eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats.
  • Get enough sleep: Aim for 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night.
  • Manage stress: Stress can have a negative impact on your mental and physical health. Try to find healthy ways to manage stress, such as exercising, spending time with friends and family, and meditating.
  • Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water is important for optimal health.
  • Get regular medical check-ups: Make sure you get regular check-ups with your doctor. This will help you stay on top of any potential health issues

Young Living Basics

Get a start in the right direction for men’s wellness.  For starting purposes,  check out the information these articles provide for basic insights on Young Living products..

Power Your Immune System through Proper Nutrition

Power Your Immune System through Proper Nutrition

How to Naturally Support Testosterone (and why you should!)

How to Naturally Support Testosterone (and why you should!)

Supplement Starter Guide: Choosing Your Vitamins and Creating a Routine

Supplement Starter Guide: Choosing Your Vitamins and Creating a Routine

Your Work Survival Kit: 12 Must-Haves

Your Work Survival Kit: 12 Must-Haves

The Well-Groomed Man: Stay Sharp with 7 Natural Products for Men

The Well-Groomed Man: Stay Sharp with 7 Natural Products for Men

9 Pro Tips to Perk Up Your At-Home Workout

9 Pro Tips to Perk Up Your At-Home Workout

Feel Handsome, Smell Awesome: 7 Essential Oils for Men

Feel Handsome, Smell Awesome: 7 Essential Oils for Men

Buzz Cut or Blowout: Rock Your ‘Do with this DIY Hair Pomade

Buzz Cut or Blowout: Rock Your ‘Do with this DIY Hair Pomade

Say Goodbye to Irritated Skin! 10 Essential Oils to Use After Shaving

Say Goodbye to Irritated Skin! 10 Essential Oils to Use After Shaving

Hello, Handsome! 15 Essential Oils for Beards (plus 3 tips)

Hello, Handsome! 15 Essential Oils for Beards (plus 3 tips)

DIY Men’s Cologne

DIY Men’s Cologne

The Essential Man: 3 Awesome Oil Life Hacks

The Essential Man: 3 Awesome Oil Life Hacks

Embrace a Healthy Life: How to Start Clean* Living Today!

Embrace a Healthy Life: How to Start Clean* Living Today!

Not Your Average Gummy: The Tastiest Way to Support Immunity

Not Your Average Gummy: The Tastiest Way to Support Immunity

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes—for Every Mood

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes—for Every Mood

Reinvent Your Routines With These Essential Oil Hacks

Reinvent Your Routines With These Essential Oil Hacks

Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness

Beat the Stink Naturally: How to Transition to Natural Deodorant

Beat the Stink Naturally: How to Transition to Natural Deodorant

Using Essential Oils Topically

Using Essential Oils Topically

5 Reasons Essential Oils are for Everyone

5 Reasons Essential Oils are for Everyone

Toxins in Your Home

Toxins in Your Home

Using Vitality Essential Oils Internally

Using Vitality Essential Oils Internally

Heart Health

One area where essential oils can be particularly helpful is in supporting heart health.  Incorporating essential oils and oil-infused supplements can be beneficial as part of a heart-healthy lifestyle.  Some changes can help reduce the risk of heart disease and improve overall health and well-being.

Healthy-heart lifestyle with essential oils

  • Reducing Stress and Anxiety   Stress and anxiety are known risk factors for heart disease. Essential oils like lavender, chamomile, and ylang-ylang have natural calming properties that can help reduce stress and anxiety. By inhaling these oils or using them in a diffuser, you can promote a sense of calm and relaxation, which can help lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Lowering Blood Pressure   High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease. Essential oils like peppermint, ylang-ylang, and lavender have been shown to help lower blood pressure. These oils can be used in massage oils, and diffusers, or inhaled directly to help relax the blood vessels and promote healthy blood flow.
  • Supporting Healthy Cholesterol Levels   High cholesterol is another risk factor for heart disease. Essential oils like lemon, cinnamon, and bergamot have been shown to help support healthy cholesterol levels. These oils can be used in cooking, added to drinks, used in a diffuser, or inhaled directly for their health-promoting benefits.
  • Anti-Inflammatory Properties   Chronic inflammation is another risk factor for heart disease. Essential oils like ginger, turmeric, and frankincense have natural anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce inflammation in the body. These oils can be used in massage oils or added to food or drinks to help reduce inflammation and promote heart health.
  • Antioxidant Properties   Essential oils like rosemary, thyme, and clove have potent antioxidant properties that can help protect the heart from damage caused by free radicals. These oils can be used in cooking, added to drinks, used in a diffuser, or applied topically to the skin for their antioxidant benefits.

Young Living has natural oil-infused products to help support heart health in men

CardioGize

Natural Heart Support

Green Omega3™ Softgels

Natural Heart, Brain, Eye & Joint Support

Olive Essentials

Natural Vascular & Heart Support

There are several ways to support heart health

  • Exercise regularly   Regular exercise is essential for a healthy heart.  Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, such as brisk walking or cycling, five days a week.
  • Eat a healthy diet   A healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats is essential for maintaining a healthy heart. Avoid foods high in saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, and salt.
  • Maintain a healthy weight   Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of heart disease. Aim for a healthy weight by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.
  • Quit smoking   Smoking is a significant risk factor for heart disease.  Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of developing heart disease and improve overall health.
  • Manage stress   Stress can have a negative impact on heart health. Find healthy ways to manage stress, such as exercise, meditation, or deep breathing.
  • Control blood pressure and cholesterol   High blood pressure and high cholesterol can increase the risk of heart disease. Talk to your doctor about ways to control these conditions, such as medication, diet, and exercise.
  • Get enough sleep   Poor sleep can increase the risk of heart disease. Aim for seven to nine hours of sleep per night.
  • Limit alcohol intake   Drinking too much alcohol can increase blood pressure and lead to other health problems. Limit alcohol intake to no more than one drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men.
  • Use supplements to aid heart support   Review the products from Young Living.  These oil-infused products are targeted to support a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Testosterone & Hormones

Testosterone is a hormone produced primarily in the testicles that plays a crucial role in men’s health.  It is responsible for the development of male physical characteristics such as muscle mass, bone density, and body hair, as well as the regulation of sex drive, sperm production, and mood.

The importance of testosterone for men’s health

  • Muscle mass and bone density:  Testosterone is known to stimulate the development of muscle mass and increase bone density. This is important for maintaining overall health and preventing conditions such as osteoporosis.
  • Sex drive:  Testosterone is a key hormone in the male sexual response.  It is responsible for the development of male sexual organs and the regulation of sex drive, or libido.  Men with low testosterone levels may experience a decrease in sex drive and erectile dysfunction.
  • Sperm production:  Testosterone plays a crucial role in the production of sperm.  Low levels of testosterone can result in a decrease in sperm count, which can make it more difficult for men to conceive.
  • Mood and cognition:  Testosterone has been linked to mood and cognitive function.  Low levels of testosterone have been associated with depression, irritability, and poor concentration.
  • Cardiovascular health:  Testosterone has been shown to have a protective effect on cardiovascular health.  Low levels of testosterone have been associated with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to note that testosterone levels naturally decline as men age.  However, in some cases, men may experience a significant decrease in testosterone levels due to factors such as obesity, diabetes, or certain medical conditions.  Testosterone is a vital hormone for men’s health, playing a crucial role in muscle mass, bone density, sex drive, sperm production, mood and cognition, and cardiovascular health.  Maintaining healthy levels of testosterone is important for overall health and well-being.

Young Living has a natural product that helps support and maintain testosterone levels in men

PowerGize

Natural Testosterone Support

There are several ways to improve testosterone levels naturally & effectively

  • Exercise regularly: Regular exercise can help to increase testosterone levels. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) and resistance training are two types of exercises that have been shown to be particularly effective in boosting testosterone levels.
  • Get enough sleep: Lack of sleep can lead to a decrease in testosterone levels.
  • Maintain a healthy diet: Eating a balanced and healthy diet can help to improve testosterone levels. Foods that are rich in zinc, such as oysters, shellfish, and beef, are particularly beneficial.
  • Manage stress: High levels of stress can lead to a decrease in testosterone levels. Activities such as yoga, meditation, and deep breathing can help to manage stress and improve testosterone levels.
  • Lose excess weight: Being overweight or obese can contribute to a decrease in testosterone levels.
  • Natural supplements: The right natural supplements have been shown to help boost testosterone levels.
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco: Alcohol and tobacco use have been shown to have a negative impact on testosterone levels.

Prostate Health

The prostate is a gland located just below the bladder in men. It is an essential part of the male reproductive system and plays a crucial role in good health.

The importance of the prostate for men’s health

  • Prostate Health and Sexual Function   A healthy prostate is essential for good sexual function in men.  If the prostate gland is unhealthy, it can lead to problems with sexual function, such as difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection.
  • Prostate Health and Urinary Function   The prostate gland also plays an important role in urinary function. It surrounds the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body.  If the prostate gland is enlarged, it can press against the urethra and cause problems with urination, such as a weak stream or difficulty starting or stopping urination.
  • Prostate Cancer   Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.  The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, and early detection is key to successful treatment.  Regular prostate exams and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests can help detect prostate cancer early when it is most treatable.
  • Prostate Health and Overall Health   Good prostate health is essential for overall health in men.  Prostate problems can cause discomfort, pain, and other health problems that can affect daily life.

Young Living has a natural product that helps support good prostate health

Prostate Health

Natural Prostate Support

There are several ways to support men’s prostate health

  • Eat a healthy diet: Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein can help support prostate health. Try to limit your intake of red and processed meats, sugar, and saturated and trans fats.
  • Exercise regularly: Regular physical activity can help maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of developing prostate problems.
  • Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water can help flush out toxins and reduce the risk of urinary tract infections, which can contribute to prostate problems.
  • Reduce stress: Chronic stress can weaken the immune system and increase inflammation, both of which can contribute to prostate problems.
  • Get enough sleep: Adequate sleep is essential for overall health, including prostate health. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night.
  • Natural supplements: Some supplements may help support prostate health, such as saw palmetto, a key ingredient in Young Living’s Prostate Health supplement.

Shaving, Beards & Personal Care for Men

Personal care products infused with essential oils can provide many benefits.  Young Living has products designed for men to promote a better shave.  These products have potential benefits that can include:  Soothing skin irritation, moisturizing the skin, promoting healthy hair growth, fighting bacterial infections, and providing pleasant fragrances during and after shaving.

The Shutran line of natural products is specifically designed for men

Freshen up with shaving and grooming products specifically formulated for men, all featuring naturally-derived ingredients and premium essential oils.

Shutran 3-in-1 Men’s Wash

Shutran 3-in-1 Men’s Wash

Shutran Aftershave Lotion

Shutran Aftershave Lotion

Shutran Bar Soap

Shutran Bar Soap

Shutran Beard Oil

Shutran Beard Oil

Shutran Essential Oil Blend

Shutran Essential Oil Blend

Shutran Shave Cream

Shutran Shave Cream

Check out Young Living’s safe, natural products designed for specific needs

It’s important for men to take good care of their health. That’s why it’s important to invest in products that promote healthy lifestyle choices. Here are some healthy products for men that can help you look and feel your best.

Diffuser Recipes with scents that appeal to men

Diffusing essential oils can have a powerful impact on your health and wellbeing.  From improving your mood and reducing stress to helping you sleep better and boosting your immune system, the positive benefits of diffusing essential oils are undeniable.

  • One of the most popular benefits of diffusing essential oils is their ability to reduce stress and anxiety.  By inhaling the aromatic compounds in essential oils, your body can quickly relax and enter a state of calm.  This can help to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety while improving your overall mood.
  • Another positive benefit of diffusing essential oils is their ability to boost your immune system.  Many essential oils have antimicrobial and antiviral properties that can help to fight off illness and disease.  Diffusing certain essential oils can help to purify the air, which can help to reduce your chances of getting sick.
  • Diffusing essential oils can also help to improve your sleep quality.  Certain essential oils, like lavender and chamomile, are known for their calming and soothing effects.  Diffusing these oils can help to relax your body and mind, allowing you to drift off into a restful sleep.
An Air of Masculinity: Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Men

An Air of Masculinity: Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Men

Men love a fresh, delicious, or stimulating scent as much as anyone. The right aroma can take him back to a cherished memory or remind him of a favorite spot. For those times you’re in the mood for a masculine diffuser blend sure to appeal to your guy, here are a few recipes to try.
3pm Pick-Me-Up Diffuser Blend

3pm Pick-Me-Up Diffuser Blend

Armchair Quarterback Diffuser Blend

Armchair Quarterback Diffuser Blend

Commute Conqueror Diffuser Blend

Commute Conqueror Diffuser Blend

Freshly Mowed Lawn Diffuser Blend

Freshly Mowed Lawn Diffuser Blend

Diffusing Blends

Need some more diffusing suggestions?  Have a favorite aromatic oil?  Explore hundrds of diffusing blends available here.

Suggested Diffusers for Men

Duet Diffuser

Duet Diffuser

Macaron Diffuser Collection

Macaron Diffuser Collection

Rainstone Diffuser

Rainstone Diffuser

Aria Ultrasonic Diffuser

Aria Ultrasonic Diffuser

Desert Mist Diffuser

Desert Mist Diffuser

Dew Drop Diffuser

Dew Drop Diffuser

Digestive issues & support

Good gut health is essential for our overall well-being, and yet it is often overlooked.  Our gut, also known as the digestive system, plays a crucial role in our body’s ability to absorb nutrients, fight off infections, and maintain a healthy balance of bacteria.  Heartburn and acid reflux are common digestive disorders that affect millions of people worldwide. They occur when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, causing a burning sensation in the chest and throat.

The Impact of Acid Reflux and Heartburn

Acid reflux and heartburn can have a significant impact on men’s health. The symptoms of acid reflux, such as a burning sensation in the chest and throat, can be uncomfortable and painful, leading to difficulty eating, sleeping, and even breathing.  Chronic acid reflux can also cause inflammation and damage to the esophagus, leading to a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, which increases the risk of developing esophageal cancer.  In addition, frequent heartburn can lead to a decrease in quality of life, causing anxiety, depression, and a decrease in social activities.

Digestive health and what we can do to support it.

While there are many medications available to alleviate the symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux, digestive enzymes, probiotics, and prebiotics are natural alternatives that can be effective in preventing and treating these conditions.  By improving gut health and promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria, these supplements can help reduce symptoms and improve overall digestive health.

Young Living products include:

  • Digestive enzymes   Substances that help break down the food we eat into smaller, more easily digestible molecules. They are produced naturally by the pancreas and small intestine but can also be taken in supplement form. Digestive enzymes can be particularly helpful for people who have difficulty digesting certain types of food, such as lactose or gluten. By breaking down these foods more efficiently, digestive enzymes can reduce the likelihood of acid reflux and heartburn.
  • Prebiotics   Non-digestible fibers that can be found in certain foods such as onions, garlic, bananas, and asparagus. They act as food for beneficial bacteria in the gut, promoting their growth and improving gut health.  By improving gut health, prebiotics can help prevent acid reflux and heartburn.
  • Probiotics   Living microorganisms that can help improve gut health by promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. These beneficial bacteria can help prevent the overgrowth of harmful bacteria that can contribute to acid reflux and heartburn.  Probiotics can be found in fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, and sauerkraut, or taken in supplement form.  Studies have shown that probiotics can help reduce symptoms of acid reflux and heartburn in some individuals.
  • Cleansing agents to help your body remove the accumulated toxins.

Young Living has products specifically designed to address your digestive needs and promote a healthy gut.

Allerzyme Capsules

Allerzyme Capsules

Detoxzyme

Detoxzyme

Essentialzyme

Essentialzyme

Essentialzyme-4

Essentialzyme-4

KidScents MightyZyme Chewable Tablets

KidScents MightyZyme Chewable Tablets

Quick Tips You Can Use

Need a quick tip on using these products?  There are many applications to explore and use – here are some recommendations.

Enzymes Cheat Sheet

Enzymes Cheat Sheet

Diffusing quick start – make a DIY diffusing bomb

Diffusing quick start – make a DIY diffusing bomb

Men have a responsibility to maintain good health!

Men, in particular, may be more likely to overlook the potential dangers of the harmful chemicals in personal care products, assuming that they are safe or not relevant to them.   Men, whether you have a family who counts on you, or just want to be your best self, pay attention to what you put on or in your body.  It matters.

You should use non-toxic personal care products for several reasons.  First and foremost, using products that are free of harmful chemicals and toxins is important for maintaining overall health and well-being.  Many common personal care products contain ingredients like parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances that have been linked to a variety of health problems, including hormonal imbalances, reproductive issues, and even cancer. 

Choosing non-toxic personal care products is a smart and responsible choice for men who care about their health and the quality of their personal care routine.

Wellness Roadmap

Use the roadmaps provided to help you find and add the products for your journey.

* The statements and information regarding these products  have not been evaluated by the FDA.  Young Living products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.  Most of the product information describing Young Living products is directly from Young Living Essential Oils, LC, and can be found online at YoungLiving.com

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