Prostate Disorders Men: Symptoms, Causes, Remedies,Diet

The prostate is the male gland in the reproductive system, responsible for the production of all the components of semen, except for the sperm cells themselves. The prostate is located between the bladder and the urethra, in the centre of the pelvic cradle. There are many causes for aches and pains in this region and in most cases they are not really a cause for and may not even require treatment. The more common causes of prostate pain or discomfort are actually due to the diet, although this is not widely known. Stimulants like alcohol and caffeine generally cause symptoms involving the glands. In problems of the prostate, the long –term consumption of coffee, tea, chocolate, wine or beer can cause a dull ache, or sharp spasm of pain, and slight but constant irritation. Complete abstinence from alcohol and caffeine for at least two weeks would suffice to ease any such symptoms.

Prostate Disorders

Prostate disorders are of various types. The most important among these are prostatitis, which is the inflammation in the prostate gland, and hypertrophy, or enlargement of the gland. Prostatistis could be either chronic or acute. The disorder can cause considerable pain, but treatment is usually extremely effective. Hypertrophy, the most common affliction of the prostate gland usually affects elderly men. The warning symptoms of most prostate disorders are fairly clear, but if ignored or allowed to go unnoticed the consequences can be far reaching.

Symptoms of Prostate Disorders

There are various warning signs that you should notice with the onset of any kind of prostate disorder. While prostate cancer is the biggest concern there are other prostate disorders like benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatitis that could also cause be responsible for some of the symptoms:

  • Changes in urine flow and volume
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Presence of blood in urine or semen
  • Pain or burning sensation with passage of urine
  • Problems with urination and achieving an erection
  • Pain caused by ejaculation
  • Lower back pain and stiffness

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