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Product Registration No.: MAL17096003NCR
Pack size: 3 x 10’s Softgels
Vitamode® Lyc-O-Mato Softgel contains 15mg of lycopene together with its naturally occurring phytonutrients, such as beta carotene, phytoene, phytofluene, and tocopherols which works synergistically to maintain good health.
Each softgel contains:
Adult: Take 1 softgel once daily, after meals.
Vitamode® Lyc-O-Mato Softgel
Q What is Lycopene?
A Lycopene is a phytochemical which helps reduce risk of prostate cancer. It has been identified as one of the most efficient singlet-oxygen quencher and is found highly in the prostate which its levels are reduced by increasing age. A deficiency in lycopene has been highly linked to a poor prostate condition. (i.e. Prostate cancer & Benign Prostate Hyperplasia).
Q What is Prostate Cancer (PCa)?
A Prostate cancer is a common illness for aging males. It ranks as the most common cancer worldwide among men and in Malaysia is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed. Age has been the strongest predictor for prostate cancer risk, followed by family history. Prostate cancer affects 50-90% of elderly man between 50 and 80 years of age.
Q What is Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)?
A BPH aka enlarged prostate is a common condition in aging males where age is the strongest risk factor. Increased Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) level and Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) (i.e straining to urinate, loss of bladder control, weak stream urgency, nocturia etc) are commonly seen. These symptoms may not be obvious in an early stage however it will worsen over time.
Q How do I know if I have the risk of developing BPH / Prostate Cancer?
A Common symptoms for both conditions include high PSA levels (>4ng/mL), and LUTS (i.e straining to urinate, loss of bladder control, weak stream urgency, nocturia etc.). It is recommended to seek advice from healthcare professionals for further confirmation.
Q How does lycopene help individuals with BPH/Prostate Cancer?
BPH: A study shows that 15mg of lycopene supplementation per day in men with BPH prevented prostate enlargement and improved urinary symptoms over 6 months of consumption.
PCa: Another study shows that lycopene possesses anti-tumour properties which reduce PSA levels, prevent cancer cell from spreading, reduce prostate tumour size and prevent further DNA damage and mutation.
Q Who is recommended to take Lyc-O-Mato Softgel?
A Lyc-O-Mato Softgel is recommended for all individuals, especially men.
Q Is Lyc-O-Mato Softgel safe for consumption?
A Lyc-O-Mato Softgel is safe without side effects and generally well-tolerated. Thus, it is safe for long term consumption following recommended dosage.
Q Is Lyc-O-Mato Softgel recommended for children, pregnant and/or breastfeeding women?
A Lyc-O-Mato Softgel is not recommended for children, pregnant and/or breastfeeding women unless recommended otherwise by a healthcare professional.