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HOW CAN A MAN REDUCE THE RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER?

  • Shivani Tyagi
  • September 20, 2019

The prostate is a gland in men that is responsible to produce the semen that nourishes and transports sperm. After 45 years of age, the size of prostate starts increasing in almost every man. An enlarged prostate creates urinary problems in men such as urinary retention, incomplete emptying of urinary bladder, weak urine stream, increased urinary frequency especially at night.

Cancer that occurs in prostate is termed as Prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is life threatening and one of the most common types of cancer in men.

Many men having low-grade prostate cancer live a long life without any signs or symptoms because and it grows slowly. Whereas high-grade prostate cancer is life threatening.

Let us discuss few lifestyle modifications that can help a man to prevent himself from being hit by prostate cancer.

Things ought to be followed:

  • A balanced diet
  • Less intake of sugar, salt and oil helps reducing the risk of cancer in prostate.
  • Increase intake of foods rich in vitamin E and selenium
  • Never use any kind of supplements to protect against prostate cancer at any cost
  • Limit red meat consumption
  • Lower the intake of alcohol as excess of alcohol consumption lowers the testosterone levels in the body resulting in reduced ejaculation. Such condition too increases the risk of prostate cancer.

  • Regular exercises: minimum 30 minutes daily reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
  • Lose weight: obesity is considered one of the contributing factors of prostate cancer.
  • Protect yourself from the exposure of chemicals that have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer.
  • It is quite important to maintain a healthy sexual life style to avoid the risk of prostate cancer as prostate cancer is associated to the reproductive system.
  • Last but not the least get yourself regularly checked up.

Urologists at medical treatment centre advice men above 45 years to go for regular preventive health check-ups including prostate screening tests. Preventive health check keeps a man updated about his prostate health and he can avoid the last minute hassle.

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HOW CAN A MAN REDUCE THE RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER?
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HOW CAN A MAN REDUCE THE RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER?
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The prostate is a gland in men that is responsible to produce the semen that nourishes and transports sperm. After 45 years of age, the size of prostate starts increasing in almost every man. An enlarged prostate creates urinary problems in men such as urinary retention, incomplete emptying of urinary bladder, weak urine stream, increased urinary frequency especially at night.
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