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As we all become increasingly aware of our health, so do we inevitably become aware of our own mortality. In our well intentioned efforts to make ourselves more alert to the potential future pitfalls in our health, there is an unavoidable truth that we can sometimes err on the side of alarmist.
‘Better safe than sorry' we say and rightly so. Prevention is better than the cure and if we are being honest with ourselves, prevention doesn't just mean looking out for early symptoms of potential ailments, it also means making sure we live right. Diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle all contribute to longevity but there are also certain supplements we can enjoy as specific resources to battle problems before they become problems.
Swanson Superior Herbs Saw Palmetto is an extract from the fruit Serenoa repens, a palm like shrub native to the Southeastern United States. Incredibly rich in fatty acids and phytosterols, it has been used through history to help with a range of conditions. The most prominent of which has always been BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia), a condition which sees the prostate swell and obstruct the passage of the urinary tract.
As far back as the Mayans and the Native Americans, it has been drunk as a tonic and even used as an antiseptic.
A crude resource, Saw Palmetto has seen extensive research into its effects since at least the 1960s. In November 1998, a review of over 24 European trials appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Those trials witnessed over 3,000 men observed under the influence of Saw Palmetto versus a placebo. Those taking Saw Palmetto experienced a 28% improvement symptoms of the Urinary tract. A further 24% saw benefits to their urine flow and a whopping 43% saw improvement in their overall urine flow.
Swanson Superior Herbs Saw Palmetto can act not just as a remedy but also as a preventative, don't wait until it's too late, embrace this ancient tonic while there's still time.
To be used as a dietary supplement. Take one softgel once or twice per day with water.
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