Some Home Remedies for Prostate Disorders

A large percentage of men over fifty years of age suffer from prostate troubles of one form or other. The prostate gland is a male gland, comparable in shape and size to a large chestnut. It is situated at the base of the urinary bladder and around the commencement of the urethra. There are various types of prostate disorders, the more important being hypertrophy or enlargement of the prostate gland, and prostatitis or inflammation in the prostate gland.

Avoid caffeine in any form like aerated beverages, chocolates and of course coffee and tea as it tightens the bladder neck creating problems for urination.

Avoid consumption of alcohol as this too tightens the bladder neck which could hamper urination. Alcohol is a diuretic and increases urine in the bladder thus creating more problems.

Avoid antihistamines and decongestants as it is more harmful than beneficial.

Stay away from spicy and acidic foods as it affects men drastically with enlarged prostrates.

Be stress-free as it impacts the prostrate gland. Stress can increase adrenal hormones which causes difficulty in urination.

One of the best ways to alleviate urination problem is to have more sex. Ejaculation empties the prostrate secretion that hinders urination.

Try to empty your bladder before going to bed.

Saw Palmetto, herb widely used in Germany is very useful in treating Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH). It reduces inflammation, pain, nocturnal urination, retention, trouble in starting urination and dribbling. This should be used for 6 to 12 months and is very effective.

Goldenseal, an antibiotic is very useful for treating prostatitis. It also heals the urinary tract which winces the swollen prostrate.

Lycopene a bioflavonoid extract from tomato reduces dribbling. With strong antioxidant properties it prevents prostrate cancer too.

Pollen (bee pollen) is another method to treat prostrate disorders. It shrinks the enlarged prostrate glands within 6 months.

Although an embarrassing treatment, prostrate massage can provide relief from inflammation and swelling. This is done by the doctor or nurse who inserts a finger into the rectum and massages the prostate for ten to twenty minutes.

Practice Kegel exercises to improve circulation of the tissues. Kegel exercise is done by pulling up all the muscles around the scrotum and anus. Repeat it 10 times and do this at least 5-6 times a day.

You can do Vajrasana and Forward Bend Asana (Paschimothana Asana) to treat prostrate disorders.

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Sharon Hopkins

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