Improve Prostate Health

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men. Only lung cancer kills more men than prostate cancer. About 1 in 6 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their life, but only 1 in 35 will die from it, so treatment is available and effective. Of course, prevention is much more effective than available cures!

In order to prevent prostate cancer and other prostate issues such as enlarged prostate and infections, you need to improve the overall health of your prostate. There are several ways to do this.

The most important may come as a pleasant surprise for most men. You need to make sure you have sex (or masturbate) on a regular basis. The role of the prostate in a man’s body is to produce the fluid for semen. Producing semen helps keep the prostate active and healthy. Do don’t let anyone tell you masturbation is a bad thing!

Saw palmetto is an herbal supplement that is rich in phytonutrients. It is known to help prevent prostate issues, improve prostate health, and even benefit overall health, as well.

Red clover supplements can also help prevent prostate cancer, as well as other types of cancer. It is high in certain types of antioxidants that are known for their ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

Consume plenty of antioxidants from other sources. Tomato-based products like ketchup, spaghetti sauce, salsa, and other products are high in lycopene, which fluxactive is a potent antioxidant. Green tea has 51 different phytonutrients that may prevent cancer. Many types of berries are also very high in antioxidants.

Reduce alcohol consumption to no more than 2 drinks per day, and try to stick with mostly beer and wine. Red wine may improve overall health, so consume it as your preferred drink. Heavy alcohol consumption has been linked with an increased risk in prostate issues, including cancer.

Get plenty of exercise. Exercise helps move cancer-fighting and disease-fighting lymph through the body, as well as helping you keep your weight under control. Obesity has been linked to prostate cancer risk, so regular exercise is important for prostate health, as well as overall health.

Prostatitis is an infection of the prostate. This is one of the most common prostate problems. Signs of prostatitis include difficult or painful urination, increased urinary frequency, struggling to empty the bladder, fever, and chills. If you experience these symptoms, you should see a doctor.