Prostate Cancer Management

prostate cancer symptoms

If you suspect that you have cancer of the prostate glands, consult your physician and ask for a PSA or Prostate-Specific Antigen examination, to determine the presence of the disease. Usually the symptoms of prostate cancer include pain in the area, frequent urination especially at night, urinating difficulties in holding and starting.

Weaker or interrupted and painful urination, the presence of blood or semen in the urine, loss of erection, pain while ejaculating, pain in the upper portion of the thighs, lower back or hips. Some tips are given below to help you deal with the condition.

To treat this disease, soy products should be included in your diet because of the isoflavones present in them. Soy recipes are easy to prepare and you can easily obtain these recipes online. A glass of red wine, with your evening meal, can prevent further growth of cancer-cells in the prostate. Drinking green tea will also have the same effect. Tomatoes are a very rich source of antioxidants, which can treat the condition. If fresh tomatoes are not available use tomato sauce, or tinned products. Watermelon also gives you lycopene.

Maintain weight within a healthy range because obesity can be tough on prostate-cancer. You need to go on a diet to lose weight. Most importantly, exercise regularly. Join a walkers club, participate in some sports, get going and start these exercises. You should do workouts for at least half an hour daily. To have flexibility in the body, do stretching workouts. Walking, jogging and cycling can help you lose weight.

Pollen is a known anti-prostate cancer agent. It has minerals and vitamins to improve the function of the gland. It also has testosterone. Consume pumpkin seeds which have plenty of magnesium, so essential for treating sicknesses of prostate. Prostate ailments grow very slowly and only when they reach a flashpoint will you need medical intervention, including hormone or radiotherapy and surgery.

It is suspected that a high-carbohydrate diet, obesity, and genetic factors can contribute to this condition. If you have this condition, look for neighborhood groups to provide guidance and emotional support.