Natural remedy for treating an enlarged prostrate.
1. Kegel exercise.
Kegel exercise, also known as pelvic floor training, help men strengthen the muscles of the pelvic diaphragm, improving involuntary or abnormal urine loss for men with an enlarged prostate. Performing these exercises, which involve contracting and then releasing the muscle, help support the bladder and close the sphincter. Because it can be hard to locate this muscle, try practicing while urinating. Contract the muscle, letting urine slow until it slows down and then stopping the urination for 20 seconds. In general, it’s recommended that men practice pelvic floor training three to five times daily.
2. Diet and Lifestyle changes.
Certain lifestyle changes may help relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. For those who wish to wait before choosing drug therapy or surgery, trying these recommendations may be beneficial:
limit or avoid alcohol and caffeine
limit drinking fluids in the evening
try to urinate at least once every three hours
engage in physical activity
maintain a healthy weight
increase intake of healthy fats (such as omega-3 foods)
3. Herbal Supplements
The following herbs can also help with Benign prostate enlargement.
* Stinging Nettle Root
A study conducted in Japan found that stinging nettle has hydrophobic constituents, such as steroids, that may inhibit the membrane tissue activity of the prostate, which may subsequently suppress prostate-cell metabolism and growth.
* Pumpkin Seed Oil
Research made by Nutrition Research and Practice reveals that pumpkin seed oil was able to reduce symptoms of an enlarged prostate within three months. The maximal urinary flow rate was gradually improved significantly after six months.
* Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto has been widely used as a therapeutic remedy for urinary dysfunction due to BPH. Research shows that saw palmetto helps improve urinary dysfunction and an overactive bladder in patients with BPH. It’s also known to be a safe means of treatment, even with long-term intake.
Prostate enlargement is not cancer, nor does it seem to increase your chances of developing prostate cancer. You can, however, have both prostate enlargement and prostate cancer at the same time.