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Why Amino Acids Matter for Penis Health?

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (6207 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Why Amino Acids Matter for Penis Health?

When it comes to keeping a healthy penis, few things are as easy - but also as important - as applying a good penis health crème every day. But what is it, exactly, that makes these crèmes so important? When it comes to penis care and keeping penis skin smooth and supple, there are a number of ingredients that matter, including vitamin E and Shea butter. But other ingredients work not only on the skin itself, but underneath the skin as well, imparting a wealth of benefits. Among these ingredients are powerful amino acids.

What are amino acids?

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, which in turn are the building blocks of the body itself. Amino acids serve numerous functions, including assisting the body in the most basic and important functions, such as preserving nerve endings and enhancing circulation.

Here are two of the most common amino acids for a healthy penis, and why they matter so much:

- L-arginine. When in the body, L-arginine is an integral part of the process of creating nitric oxide. This natural enzyme is responsible for many things, including balancing the nervous system and enhancing cardiac function. It does this by allowing the blood vessels to dilate more easily, which then allows for more and better blood flow throughout the body. This is also true in the smallest vessels, such as those that run through the penis. In fact, L-arginine is vitally important when it comes to erectile function, as good cardiovascular health can make a significant difference in the frequency and quality of a man's erections.

- L-carnitine. This vital amino acid is well-known among body builders, as it provides lots of benefits that lead to better muscle mass and function. L-carnitine is necessary for boosting testosterone levels, improving fertility and helping to oxygenate the entire body. Obviously, all these things matter to a man who is concerned about keeping a healthy penis. Testosterone levels play a role in a man's desire, which in turn can mean that he stays more sexually active. A boost in fertility is excellent for those men who want to eventually get a partner pregnant. And the oxygenation of the body includes those smaller blood vessels, such as those that fill the penis. Besides that, the extra oxygen is important when it comes to the nerve endings in the penis, as they need plenty of oxygenated blood flowing through the penis in order to work in tip-top shape.

It's clear that these two amino acids matter for penis care, as they help protect the penis from nerve damage, improve sensation, provide for better blood flow, boost testosterone and more. But they are also important for overall health; remember, cardiovascular disease is quite common these days, especially among the population in America. Any little bit helps, and amino acids like L-arginine and L-carnitine are proven to directly fight vascular issues through the rich oxygen in the blood and the relaxing of the blood vessels, thus allowing that oxygen to reach more cells.

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Tips To Keep You And Your Infant Healthy

Dt. Sweta Shah 89% (25 ratings)
B.Sc - Home Science, MSc - Nutrition & Food Processing, MSc - Food Production Management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Tips To Keep You And Your Infant Healthy

A good diet and great nourishment during pregnancy, and enough of it is very important for your infant to develop and grow. You need to take around 300 or more calories every day than you did before you get pregnant. In spite of the fact that sickness and nausea during the initial couple of months of pregnancy can make this troublesome for some women, one should attempt to ingest a wholesome diet and take pre-birth vitamins.

Here are a few suggestions to keep you and your infant healthy

  1. Lean meat: The amino acids in protein are the building blocks of each cell in your and your child's body. High-protein foods likewise keep your craving under control by settling your glucose. Glucose is the reason you need to go for three servings (that is around 75 grams) of protein every day. Lean meat is a superb alternative, since it is high in iron.
  2. High fiber food: Pick foods high in fiber that are enhanced, for example, whole grain breads, oats, beans, pasta and rice, and in addition foods grown from the ground. In spite of the fact that it is best to get your fiber from food, taking a fiber supplement can help you get bone strength and better digestion.
  3. Vitamins and minerals: Ensure you are getting enough vitamins and minerals in your everyday diet while pregnant. You should take a pre-birth vitamin supplement to ensure you are reliably getting enough vitamins and minerals consistently. Your specialist can suggest an over-the-counter brand or prescribe pre-birth vitamins.
  4. Calcium-rich food: Eat and drink no less than four servings of dairy items and calcium-rich food a day to guarantee that you are getting 1000-1300 mg of calcium in your everyday diet during pregnancy.
  5. Iron rich food: Eat no less than three servings of iron-rich food, for example, lean meats, spinach, beans, and breakfast cereal every day to guarantee you are getting 27 mg of iron everyday.
  6. Iodine: While you're pregnant, you will require 220 micrograms of iodine a day to guarantee your infant's cerebrum and sensory system improvement. Consume milk and cheese.
  7. Avocados: These are stacked with potassium, vitamin C and vitamin B6 (helps in tissue and mind development and also reduces morning sickness). Avocados are a delightful approach to get your vitamins. Spread some avocado on your toast in place of cheese or mayonnaise.
  8. Oats: Oats are loaded with fiber, B vitamins, iron and a large group of different minerals. Along with other complex carbs, they are pressed with fiber (help in getting rid of constipation). Fill your breakfast dish with them, yet do not stop there — add oats to flapjacks, biscuits, cakes, treats, and even meatloaf.
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Are soya chunks gud for bodybuilding? As it contains 54g of protein per 100g with all essential amino acids.

Dt. Neha Suryawanshi 97% (15574 ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Are soya chunks gud for bodybuilding? As it contains 54g of protein per 100g with all essential amino acids.
yes it's good to have soya chunks but it's not a complete protein as it is deficient in some amino acids so include other protein rich foods like all milk and milk products, eggs, pulses, sprouts, nuts etc.
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Are vegetable sources of protein such as dal, pulses incomplete sources of protein? They lack essential amino acids? How can one make up for a lack of proteins in a vegetarian diet?

Dr. Shriganesh Diliprao Deshmukh 89% (3480 ratings)
International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Are vegetable sources of protein such as dal, pulses incomplete sources of protein? They lack essential amino acids? ...
Eat a high-protein breakfast. Avoid sugary drinks and fruit juice. Drink water a half hour before meals. Choose weight loss-friendly foods Eat soluble fiber Drink coffee or tea. Eat mostly whole, unprocessed foods. Eat your food slowly. inform me progres
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It has been around 6-7 months that I have started going to gym and so I am doing heavy exercise daily for muscle gain. I was advised by my instructor to take WHEY PROTEINS. Is it advisable to take them? N is there any steroids or side effects of taking it? I have searched the internet for whey protein as gym supplements and tried to gain nutrition information about them. One of them I searched was Ultimate nutrition prostar 100%whey protein and the information is attached. Still some people say that it contains steroids and they have some side effects. Do them really have some? Serving Size1Scoop (About 30g) Servings Per ContainerAbout 30 Amount Per ServingCalories120Calories From Fat10% Daily Value* Total Fat1g2% Saturated Fat0.5g3% Trans Fat0cholesterol20mg7% Sodium30mg1% Total Carbohydrates2g1% Fiber0g0% Sugars1protein25g50% Vitamin A2% Calcium20% Vitamin C0% Iron2% Typical Amino Acid ProfileEach Serving Contains:Essential Amino acids-Leucine*3192mgL-Isoleucine*1540mgL-Valine*1275mgL-Lysine2568mgL-Threonine1044mgL-Methionine512mgL-Phenylalanine960mgL-Tryptophan636mgNon-Essential Amino acids-Arginine455mgL-Aspartic Acid2565mgL-Cystine920mgL-Alanine1262mgL-Glutamic Acid4216mgL-Glycine473mgL-Histidine512mgL-Proline1033mgL-Serine977mgL-Tyrosine860mg* Total Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)6007mgTotal Essential Amino Acids (EAAs)11727mgTotal Amino Acids25000mg* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2, 000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs Ingredients:Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate And Whey Peptides), Natural And Artificial Flavor, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium, Soy Lecithin Contains Milk, Soy.

Dr. Vignesh P S 92% (97 ratings)
Diploma Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
It has been around 6-7 months that I have started going to gym and so I am doing heavy exercise daily for muscle gain...
Hello mr, my personal advice dont go for weight gain supplements. Instead take boiled egg weekly four times, raw egg weekly twice, pulses daily 2 handful, less of carbohydrates n more of protein when you are eye in any body building competition. Otherwise eat healthy and do workout.
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DIARRHOEA in infants

Dr. Pranali 88% (166 ratings)
DIARRHOEA in infants

Infants Topic Diarrhoea


When if one frequently passes watery stool that have no lumps in them look out for other symptoms of diarrhoea. These can include vomiting, fever, and sometimes blood or mucus in your baby's stool


Newborns pass stool freq, so you may worry that your baby has diarrhoea when in fact one pass stool that are normal for her age.

Also, how often your baby does a stool will depend on whether she's being breast or formula-fed.


Here are more signs of normal motion:

  1. The stool of breastfed newborn babies is usually yellowish and on the soft or liquid side. Your baby may fill nappy up to five times daily.

  2. Sometimes a breastfed baby will pass motion during or immediately after each breastfeeding session. This happens because as her stomach fills up, the milk stimulates her entire intestinal tract, prompting a bowel movement.


Within a month, most breastfed babies do one or two poos a day.

Causes of diarrhoea?

The most common cause of diarrhoea is a virus called rotavirus

Rotavirus causes an infection of the gut called gastroenteritis. The infection damages the inner lining of your baby's intestine, allowing fluid to leak and food to pass through without any nutrients being absorbed. In some cases, rotavirus can lead to a serious bowel infection and dehydration.


A vaccine against rotavirus will be offered as part of your baby's routine immunisations when she is eight weeks and again when she is 12 weeks.


Diarrhoea can also be caused by:

  1. Allergies (find out more about milk allergy and intolerance and food allergies)

  2. Antibiotics

  3. Food poisoning

  4. Enzyme deficiencies, although these are rare


How should care during baby's diarrhoea?

  1. Make sure that your baby drinks plenty of fluids to help ease her symptoms and prevent dehydration.

  2. If your baby is taking breast or formula feeds best than

  3. You can try your baby with sips of oral rehydration solution (ors) a few times an hour.

  4. An ors helps to replace the fluids and salts your baby loses because of the diarrhoea. Keep giving water and usual breastfeeds

  5. Don’t give her fruit juices, glucose drinks and fizzy drinks. Unabsorbed sugar draws water into the intestine and can make diarrhoea worse

  6. Don’t give your baby anti-diarrhoeal medicine. It must not be given to children under 12 years old, as it could cause serious side-effects

  7. To prevent your baby passing on her diarrhoea to other children, keep her away from childcare or nursery until at least 48 hours after her last diaeroohea


Breastfed babies less likely to get diarrhoea?

Yes. Certain elements in breastmilk can inhibit the growth of the germs that cause diarrhoea


Should stop giving solid foods in diaerrohea?

  1. No. If your child is six months or older, unless she is vomiting frequently, you can still give her solids.

  2. You could try foods such as bananas, rice, apple puree, and dry toast if your baby has recently started solids.

  3. For an older toddler you could try small amounts of chicken and starchy foods, such as mashed potatoes and pasta.

  4. But don't worry doesn't want to eat. It's more important that drinks to avoid dehydration


When should call the doctor?

Diarrhoea can be worrying if it lasts for more than a few hours, but it will usually clear up on its own. If your child has loose, watery stools for more than a couple of days, call your doctor


The biggest concern with diarrhoea is fluid loss, so don't delay in showing your pedatiaric if your baby shows these signs:

  1. Dry skin or lips

  2. Listlessness

  3. Tearless crying

  4. A sunken fontanelle

  5. Discoloured hands and feet

  6. Strong yellow motion

  7. Fewer wet nappies than usual


Shows the following secondary symptoms:

  1. Vomiting which lasts more than 24 hours

  2. Fever that lasts longer than 24 hours

  3. Refusal to drink

  4. Blood in motion

  5. A swollen tummy


How to decrease baby’s discomfort?

Cuddle and comfort as much as possible, and keep her dry. Use care and tenderness when changing nappies since it's easy for a baby's bottom to become sore with diarrhoea. Use a barrier cream to prevent irritation if the diarrhoea lasts more than a day.


How prevent baby from getting diarrhoea again?

Proper hygiene can help reduce the chance of diarrhoea, because the germs that cause it can be easily passed from hand to mouth. So wash your hands thoroughly with soap after handling soiled nappies or using the toilet.

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Infant Skin Care!

Dr. Ipsa 91% (431 ratings)
MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
Infant Skin Care!

The most important key to good infant skin care is -moisturize moisturize and more moisturize!

  • No amount of moisture is more moisture for an infant since infant skin, though mature functionally, takes time to mature structurally.
  • The lipids in the skin that provide moisture are relatively less in infant skin and so they require more external moisturisers.
  • Select moisturisers which have liquid paraffin, white paraffin and sometimes calamine (especially in summer)

P. S-moisturising just after a bath after pat drying is the best thing to do for your infant's skin.

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Hi doctor! Am suffering from saviour hair fall since 3 years almost getting male pattern bald and I want to use medication for that. HAIR BOOST (MACLEDOS) PABA, L-Arginine, Horsetail extract, Borage oil, Inositol, Amino acids, vitamins and minerals tablets. Give me suggestions and this tablets are desirable r not?

Dr. Swapan Debnath 91% (7301 ratings)
B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi doctor!
Am suffering from saviour hair fall since 3 years almost getting male pattern bald and I want to use medic...
Medicine german reckeweg phosphorous 200, 4-5 drops orally, single dose morn, empty stomach mixed fruit juice daily evening.
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Hello, I am 33 weeks pregnant lady, I want to knw abt placenta calcified, is it harmful for unborn baby, today I hv done scan Dr. said you hv calcified placenta grade 3rd. My baby weight is 1.95 kg she suggest me to take drip of amino acids.

Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hello, I am 33 weeks pregnant lady, I want to knw abt placenta calcified, is it harmful for unborn baby, today I hv d...
Yes Thats true, because placenta is the organ which is a communication of nutients to the baby from the mother, if its calcifies grade 3, need to improve the blood flow and also the nutrients to the growing unborn fetus.
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I'm having typhoid for last 20 days and at present I'm having s typhi o-160 and s typhi h -160 dilution but my body temperature is normal. Presently I'm using doxcef o 200 and benefit spores suspension and ar 15 (amino acids) and Calpol 650 tablets is this course enough or I have to use any other type of medicines for my full recovery. Thank you.

Dr. G.R. Agrawal 97% (22787 ratings)
DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, You need to follow certain natural norms to recover from typhoid. Tk, care of personal hygiene. Tk, plenty of water free from contamination to hydrate your body to eliminate toxins as contamination is a particular problem maintaing typhoid fever. Your diet be easily digestible on time to safeguard your digestion esystem. Tk, complete rest as exertion might raise your fever. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@.Typhoidinum 30-5 drops, thrice. Avoid, junkfood alcohol & nicotine. Tk, care.
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