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Best Prostrate Health Tips for Men

Updated on October 6, 2010
Prostrate Health
Prostrate Health

Like any human beings, a great deal of male population age 50 and above are susceptible to many diseases among them prostrate cancer.

The prostrate may just be a walnut sized gland below the bladder that plays a crucial role but once it goes wrong, complications can arise.

As a result, the earlier that men detect the symptoms the better off they are in dealing with issues associated with it later.

It can come to a point where it's too late so knowing more about prostrate health tips for men is surely a good preventive measure.

Continue reading the following guidelines and understand why an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure...

Choose a healthy diet

Usually, we hear this advice from well-meaning adults and later from a doctor mostly if you didn't listen well to your parents. Prostrate cancer does not appear suddenly and can develop through the years as one ate the wrong types of food. Prostrate ailments exhibit symptoms as early as 40 years old so consume the right food now.

Most recommendable diet for avoiding prostrate ailments are fish, vegetable oils with omega-3, cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower should be taken regularly. It does the job of protecting the body with its phytochemicals from other cancers, such vegetables are also great anti-oxidants. Vitamin E must also be taken regularly to ward off cancer.

Drink a lot

This means water and fruit juices but avoid caffeine as well as alcohol which dehydrates the body and prevents the flushing out of toxins from the bladder. However ,recent studies about coffee as promising in preventing prostrate cancer is interesting, yet, not yet conclusive.

Drink nutritional supplements

Prevention is one the superb prostrate health tips so try taking the following supplements to have a healthy prostrate: Vitamin E, Selenium, Isoflavones ( soy products) and lycopene. Lycopene is regularly found on tomatoes and grapes.

The potency of lycopene works well once it is cooked so pasta sauce and soups must be served hot. Isaflavones which can be found in soy products are responsible for controlling a male hormone which creates prostrate tumors.

The prostrate health tips given won't only help you prevent prostrate ailments but live a longer life.


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      8 years ago

      I didn't know about the isoflavones causing protrate tumors. interesting


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