Its function is not quite clear to the end, but prostate has the role when it comes to men’s fertility and health.
When men come to a golden years, they can have increased problems with this gland. It starts with enlarged prostate (Benign prostatic hyperplasia), but it can be much more severe than that. Problems with the prostate can result with prostate cancer.
When it comes to enlarged prostate, people tend to look at this condition as a normal thing, since it happens pretty often, and maybe because of that it is the most common illness in men. Aging and hormonal changes have a big impact on the prostate and as the years pass by, number of people with enlarged prostate is going up. Spicy food and sodas can also have a negative impact on this gland.
The enlarged prostate can be very unpleasant, and since the urethra is going through the prostate, even the smallest pressure can decrease flow of urine. That causes some other problems, such as infections, and problems with kidneys, urethras and bladder.
Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
- Trouble with urination
- Increased urination
- A weak urine stream
- Night urination
- The sense that your bladder is still full, even after you urinate
Herbs for Prostate Health
Saw Palmetto, or Serenoa repens is a plant that comes from North America, and it was used by Indian people. The healthiest part of this plant are berries, extract made from this plant, actually. Saw Palmetto is one of the main plants used for natural treating enlarged prostate and it can be found in many homes, and store bought remedies too.
The effects of this plant are mild, but very efficient, and because of that it is one of the best remedies for prostate problems. It can also be used to increase fertility.
Besides Saw Palmetto, you can also use tomatoes to keep your prostate in a healthy state. You should consume it regularly, because it will prevent prostate cancer.
Herbal Tea for Prostate
Tea made out of small spurge (Euphorbia esula) gives excellent results with enlarged prostate and also with all the problems that include inflation of bladder, urethras and kidneys. If you have problems with urination, you can drink this tea and problems will disappear.
Pour a teaspoon of small spurge with a cup of boiling water. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and strain it after that. Drink this tea two times a day, in the morning and before you go to bed. Green tea and tea made of nettle can also calm inflamed prostate.