Tips to Combat Common Prostate Issues

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Other than the core problems / diseases of prostate such as BPH, prostatitis and prostatic cancer, there are also some frequently occurring issues that can create a really bothersome situations for most men especially before or during any sexual encounter with their partners.

Some of these issues include:

  • Inability to gain erection (also known as erectile dysfunction or male impotency)
  • Delayed erection (late erection)
  • Weak, inconsistent erection
  • Premature ejaculation

Adopting a healthy lifestyle and diet can be helpful in reducing symptoms in some men. Some of such modifications include:

Dietary measures

Mile prostate-problems (such as those mentioned above) may be relieved by making some simple changes to your lifestyle, such as avoiding alcohol and reducing caffeine (coffee and tea) intake and drinking less in the evening. Reducing total fluid intake (less water and juices) and emptying your bladder on a scheduled plan (Peeing at fixed, predetermined timings) has also been found to be greatly helpful.  Similarly, It has been scientifically proved that eating raw fruits and vegetables (especially the green leafy ones) significantly improves your sex life and help treat erectile dysfunction as well. It should be remembered that fruits and vegetables are packed with antioxidants that slow the gaining process in both sexes, and increase blood circulation in males which is crucial for maintaining an erection during intercourse.

Also you should eat lots of foods that are high in Vitamin E, which helps to improve blood flow. Some foods high in Vitamin E include soy products, wheat germ, leafy green vegetables and whole grain cereals.

Same goes for Zinc as well. Zinc deficiency is common among men suffering from erectile dysfunction. You should, therefore, eat foods high in Zinc, which helps to aid the prostate and improve testosterone levels. Some foods high in Zinc include soybeans, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. Alternatively, take a zinc supplement of 10 to 20 mg once a day.

Likewise, L-arginine-is used to make the nitric oxide, a compound in the body that relaxes blood vessels, a very important function in sex. L-arginine is found in Dairy, Nuts, Meat, Poultry, Soy, and fish.

Exercise

Swimming, jogging, running, cycling or even brisk walking for 30 minutes on daily basis can bring great benefits to your overall body health in general and prostate health in particular.

Sleep

A minimum 6-7 hours sleep during 24 hours is essential for your proper brain function and mental stress reduction. A long, relaxing sleep on regular basis also boosts your immune system and helps you get rid of many health problems including those related with prostate. If you are having difficulty in getting sufficient night sleep due to nocturia (desire to pee frequently during night time), you could try getting an additional nap in the afternoon or in the evening.

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