There are many Ashwagandha benefits for men but first we want to talk a bit about men’s health, particularly the hormone testosterone. Low testosterone is a problem that affects many men. Resulting in loss of sex drive, weight gain, muscle loss, low energy, and difficulty reproducing. Low testosterone has many causes, stress, eating the wrong sorts of foods, exposure to toxins, and testicular injury can all result in lowered testosterone.
Like all hormones, cortisol is a chemical messenger. Produced by your adrenal glands, which are located on top of your kidneys, cortisol is produced during times of stress. Being stress hormones, many people want to know how to lower cortisol levels. But cortisol is often labelled purely as being bad however this is an oversimplification. You see, we need cortisol but high cortisol levels can be problematic. Can stress kill you?