Testosterone, touted as the “manly” hormone, is the most powerful androgen. Androgens are a group of steroid hormones whose name fittingly is derived from the Greek word for “man-maker.” The Role of Testosterone Testosterone is well-known for its role in muscle growth, male pattern hair growth, … [Read more...] about Natural Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Performance herbalism is all about using herbs to enhance performance. Performance is defined as “the action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function.” So, when we’re talking about performing better that means such thing as: • Athletic Performance • Sexual … [Read more...] about What is Performance Herbalism?
Sleepless Nights... We all know how they make us groggy and grumpy in the morning, but have you ever considered the physiological effects of insufficient sleep? The science and effects of sleep deprivation are scary! Research shows that sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on hormonal function and … [Read more...] about Lack of Sleep Wreaks Havoc on the Brain
Your energy level can be a major indicator of the state of your health and well-being. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the concept of chi, or energy, is synonymous with life itself; hence, it is also referred to as our life force—the body’s vital energy. While chi is invisible there is a … [Read more...] about Fight Fatigue and Increase Your Energy
Hi Lost Empire Team, Not sure if you could use this, but it worked for me and I've shared my 'success' formula with friends that have wanted to feel better and/or improve their heath situation. As a 53 year old male, here's what I've personally learned that has made a tremendous impact on … [Read more...] about Testimonial to Healthy Living
On average Americans sleep about 6.8 hours a day. That’s an hour less than in 1942 (1). Losing sleep is depressing and ends up causing a malaise of sleep deprivation in the general populace. Out of all the things we can do to promote a healthy lifestyle, good quality sleep is often the first … [Read more...] about Insomnia: Why It’s Bad for Your Health
I'm pleased to announce Peter Ragnar on The Vital Way Podcast. In my mind, he's one of the greatest examples of the possibilities of youthful longevity. In this interview you'll discover: The Chinese "Immortals" and What They Did Peter's Daily Meditation, Work and Training Routines How to … [Read more...] about Ep26: Peter Ragnar on Longevity
It’s funny. People generally think in all or nothing categories. Either the herbs work or they don’t work, and if that is the case for them, it must be true for ALL people. But that’s not how the world works. Although herbs are considered a form of alternative medicine, this is true even in the … [Read more...] about What Stops Herbs from Working?
In a previous article we gave an introduction to the three treasures, jing, qi and shen. Now we turn to each treasure in turn and discuss it in more depth. The first up is Jing. Remember that jing is defined as essence, refined, perfected, extract, spirit, demon, sperm, seed. It is the … [Read more...] about All About Jing- Your Life Force
Let’s face it. Problems with hormones are rampant in our society, whether male or female. And if you hormones are out of whack then that leads to lots of problems. Lack of health and the beginnings of various diseases. Lack of enjoyment out of life (and I’m not just talking about sex drive … [Read more...] about Optimize Your Hormones