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Sunday, 16 September 2018

THINGS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER


Prostate cancer is the most common cancer men experience. Everyone needs the information they can gather about it.
As a young man, you need the knowledge before you get to 40 years. For the women, you need the knowledge to guide your father, brother or husband properly.

Prostate cancer is a cancer of the prostate gland. The prostate gland looks like a chestnut located below the bladder, and the urethra passes through it.

Common symptoms of prostate cancer:

  • Frequent urination
  • Hesitancy in urination
  • Nocturia
  • Decreased force of urination
  • Urgent urination
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Blood in urine
  • Pain in the hips
  • Painful ejaculation

  • Prostate cancer has a slow progression. About 7 out of men survive it and live an extra ten years.

Prostate-specific antigen blood tests are used to detect prostate cancer in men.

There is an increased chance of a man developing cancer if any of his brothers or father was previously diagnosed with cancer.

The chances of developing prostate cancer in men increase with age.

Men who eat a lot of red meat and dairy products increases their chances of developing prostate cancer.

A new case is diagnosed even as you are reading this.

By 50 years, a handful of men already have prostate cancer and may not know it. What to do? As you advance in age, get tested.

The male prostate gland increases with age and the bigger it gets, the chances of developing prostate cancer increases.
Get a prostate-specific antigen blood test today if you are up to 50.

Some Factors that increase the chances of having prostate cancer includes; the high indulgence of gluten-filled diets, sugars and chemical additives, sedentary lifestyles, poor stool habits.

Natural supplements for prostate cancer: these are some natural supplements which improve and promote prostate health.

  • Tomatoes, especially cooked tomatoes
  • Omega-3 foods, for example, wild caught fish
  • Greentea
  • VitaminE and vitamin D nutrition should be of topmost priority for men of all ages.
  • Watermelon
  • Zinc nutrition: this aids with stress and infection
  • garlic
  • GingerS
  • strawberries
  • Turmeric
  • Thyme essential  oil
  • Lots of sunshine

Do you know that ginger root kills prostate cancer cells faster than any therapy? Well now you know, natural supplements all the way….

For the natural supplements, if you are already on any form of treatment, consult your doctor so it doesn’t interfere with your medication.

Another way to detect prostate cancer is by digital rectal examination.

Let food be your medicine, not medicine your food, said a very wise man.

For advanced cases, immunotherapy and chemotherapy are used. These therapies have their side effects which include: erectile dysfunction, urinary disorders, incontinence, tiredness, depression.

Note: symptoms hardly show symptoms cancer spreads.

So it’s important to watch your nutrition early and get annual tests.

Consult your doctor if you notice any of the symptoms. Refer anyone you know with any of the above symptoms to a doctor.

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