What You Can Do To Keep Your Prostate Healthy

By Robert Read

If I told you how you could reduce your risk of prostate cancer and increase your prostate health so that later in life you would not have to suffer the same fate that 90% of men in their sixties and seventies complain about would you listen. Well here comes the straight scoop.

Over time due to hormonal changes your prostate gland grows. At birth, it only weights 1.5 grams. By your mid twenties it well weights 11 grams. In your fifties 18 grams. By your sixties and seventies whooping 31 grams. This growth is called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH for short. Unfortunetly this grow causes some very bad side effects.

BPH and Prostate Cancer share The same symptoms but Prostate Cancer can come on very rapidly. This is why even as a young man you should have your prostate checked regularly. As your prostate grows in size it pinches of the urethra and restricts the amount of urine flow. Ninety percent of all men in their sixties and seventies complain of some sort of prostate issue. Symptoms include urinary hesitation, painful urination and erectile dysfunction. If left untreated surgery may be required.

Your prostate is just like any other orgin in your body, feed it what it needs and it will take care of you. Here is a list of minerals and herbs that you should look for in any dietary supplement dealing with your prostate.

*Zinc Chelate is a primary building block in the formation of RNA and DNA it also promotes normal prostate gland function.

*Vitamin E is a strong antioxidant that protects your cells membranes. Studies show that daily usage can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by 33% and the death rate by 41%.

*Selenium case studies have shown a 65% drop in prostate cancer rates in men who consume daily amounts of Selenium.

*Saw Palmetto extract active ingredient Liposterolic produces concentrated levels of free fatty acids and sterols. Studies have shown that Saw Palmetto reduces the amount of Dihydrotestoeron DHT that causes the prostate to grow.

*Lycopene Extract Found in tomato products. Studies have shown a 21%decreased risk of developing prostate cancer in people who eat large amounts of tomatos and tomato products

*Corn Silk Powder Extract is helpful for any irritation of the urinary system.

*Enhinacea Angustifolia Root is needed in the production of white blood cell.

*Nettle Leaf prevents inflammatory action in the body, also effects hormone and proteins that carry testosterone and estrogen to the body.

*Cranberry Extract works to prevent e-coli bacteria from building up in the bladder.

*Parsley Powder Extract nourishes the kidneys, liver and bladder.

*Cayenne Pepper 40,000 HU is a pain reducer and circulatory stimulant.

*Curcumin Standardized extract is a strong antioxidant that protects the liver and reduces platelet formation which intern increases blood circulation. - 30540

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