logo www.dreddyclinic.com

Home | Up | Introduction | What's Included | Products | Adding Pages | FAQs | Ayurvedic Medicine | Integrated Medicine | Education | Contents | Articles | Links | Products | Search | Feedback | Contact
Ayurvedic - Integrated Medical Clinic - reliable health information ...Balance your health
Prostate gland enlargement - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Home
Up
Introduction
What's Included
Products
Adding Pages
FAQs
Ayurvedic Medicine
Integrated Medicine
Education
Contents
Articles
Links
Products
Search
Feedback
Contact
Special Programs
Ayurvedic Cure
Study Programs
Colon Cleansing
colon cleansing program

One of the most frequent bowel problems that people experience today is constipation. Why is the Colon Cleansing so important? Check it out.

Newsroom
 

Downloads

Pricelist for the treatments

Pricelist for the ayurvedic cures and treatments

application form for the Ayurvedic courses

adobe pdf logoYou will need the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe to view and print some of the documents. 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Google
 
Web DrEddyClinic.com

Prostate gland enlargement - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Diseases & Conditions A-Z

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U |

 V | W | X | Y | Z |

MEN'S HEALTH

Prostate

Self-care

Making some lifestyle changes can often help control the symptoms of an enlarged prostate and prevent your condition from worsening. Consider these steps:

  • Limit beverages in the evening. Stop drinking water and other beverages after 7 p.m. to reduce your need to go to the bathroom at night. In particular, beverages that contain caffeine will increase urine production, cause bladder irritation and aggravate your symptoms.

  • Empty your bladder. Avoid letting your bladder get full. Try to urinate all that you can each time you go to the bathroom. For some men, sitting on the toilet is more effective than standing. Try following a daily time schedule for urinating, such as on long trips.

  • Limit alcohol. Alcohol increases urine production and irritates your bladder.

  • Be careful with over-the-counter decongestants. They can cause the band of muscles that control urine flow from your urethra (urethral sphincter) to tighten, making urination more difficult.

  • Keep active. Inactivity causes you to retain urine. Even a small amount of exercise can reduce urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate.

  • Stay warm. Cold weather can lead to urine retention and increase your urgency to urinate.

Complementary and alternative medicine

Health food stores carry a number of herbs that are marketed to treat prostate enlargement. But only saw palmetto has been studied in large, long-term trials and proved to show some effectiveness. However, scientific data is still lacking.

Saw palmetto is thought to work similar to the medication finasteride by preventing testosterone from breaking down into another form of the hormone associated with prostate tissue growth. Studies have shown saw palmetto to be as effective as finasteride, and it appears to produce fewer side effects. Additional studies are needed to determine the appropriate daily dosage of the supplement and its long-term effectiveness.

Saw palmetto works slowly. Most men begin to see an improvement in their urinary symptoms within one to three months. If after three months you haven't noticed any benefit from the product, then it may not work for you. It appears safe to take saw palmetto indefinitely, but possible effects from long-term use are unknown.

One drawback of this herb, and many other such herbal products, is that it may suppress your baseline PSA level. This action can interfere with the effectiveness of the PSA test for prostate cancer. If you take saw palmetto or another herbal medicine, tell your doctor before having a PSA test.

 Prostate gland enlargement > 1 > 2 > 3 > 4 >

Ask The Doctor

Related Site:

Treatments

Treatments Programs:

 

Dr. Eddy's Clinic Integrated Medicine - Web Journal

Articles Articles give your more informations in detail. Forum - Forum Integrated Medicine - Ayurvedic Forum
Ayurvedic Articles give your more informations in detail. Disease Articles give your more informations in detail. Men Health Articles give your more informations in detail. Treatment Articles give your more informations in detail.
Aging Articles give your more informations in detail. Vaccination Articles give your more informations in detail. Women Health Articles give your more informations in detail. Integrated Medicine Articles give your more informations in detail.

Submit a Article Submit a Article - Articles give your more informations in detail.


 

Integrated Medicine

combines Western medicine with Complementary and Alternative medicine and mind-body-spirit approaches to health and healing.

Live Blood Analysis

Two drops of blood under a specialized high powered ultra-dark field microscope, reveals anomalies in the blood. The unique tool for prevention.

Ozone-Oxygen-Therapy
is recognized by most as the most powerful and versatile therapy known in alternative health because it plays a vital role in maintaining the well-being of the body. Check it out why.
Contact the Doctor

contact the doctor in the dreddyclinic.com

contact the doctor

Disclaimer

This information is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.
In no event will The DrEddyClinic.com be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this web site.

 


 



DrEddyClinic.com
Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
Phone. +66-53-436284
Fax. +66-53-436284
Mobile. 098505066
email
contact
contact to the Integrated - Medical -Clinic | Terms and Conditions | Back Home Up
Last Modified : 03/14/08 07:14 PM