Prostate Health Diet Tips -Fruit and Vegetables are keys to prostate healthYour prostate health diet can be improved with a few tweaks. Fresh, organic fruit and vegetables can help. These are not miracle cures but various studies are suggestive of their positive abilities. Lycopene is one example of a health-promoting plant pigment known for its ability to fight cancer. Read more …

Man eating junk food -Eat food food for Prostate HealthProstates prefer good eating habits which are important for early prevention of prostatic disease. For those who enjoy drinking alcohol and eating meat, it is essential to change to a wide range of vegetables and fruits. Tomatoes, garlic, and beans, which are all rich in nutrients that promote prostate health, are highly recommended for prostate health foods. Read more …

chromosomesA test for the aggressiveness of prostate cancer would be extremely useful in working out whether to take direct action or to continue watchful waiting.

Recently, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has identified eight gene mutations known as gene fusions which indicate aggressive forms of prostate cancer. This gives great hope for improved strategies for treatment. Read more …

cane toad for prostate cancer?Poison from cane toads has been shown to be effective in killing prostate cancer cells. In China medicine made from toad poison is called chan su and is used to treat heart failure, sore throats, skin conditions and other ailments. Read more …

Moustache man for Prostate Cancer

Movember  is held each year.  It  involves the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities. The Movember Foundation runs the Movember charity event. Check out what is happening in your country at Movember.com. Read more …

Pilates for Prostates

Pilates for prostate problems is a new innovation to help men with prostate problems. If you have had prostate problems such as prostate cancer or enlarged prostate it is important to get exercise into your lifestyle.  Read more …

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment changes your life.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment QuestionmarkMany decisions become urgent about treatments, lifestyle, family and cost. You will need to make some challenging decisions that could affect your day-to-day life for the future. Usually, prostate cancer is diagnosed in men who do not have debilitating symptoms. This means you can make decisions without the added setback of physical pain. Read more …

Who else wants a new test for prostate cancer?

 

new test for prostate cancer using urine testA new test for prostate cancer is now available in some areas. It is believed to be more accurate than the PSA test because it is specific for prostate cancer. By comparison, the psa test can give results affected by other factors, such as enlarged prostate (BPH) or prostatitis. Read more …

Cannabis can cure prostate cancer according to Dusty Frank. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October 2013 according to his story.  He says he did lots of research and then took the huge risk of going with an alternative treatment.  Read more …

 

 A brief summary of the three main prostate problems in men.

BPH is Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. More commonly it is often just referred to as Enlarged Prostate. BPH is not linked to cancer and does not increase your risk of getting prostate cancer—yet the symptoms for BPH and prostate cancer can be similar.*

Prostatitis is an infection of the prostate. This can be non-bacterial, (the most common form), or bacterial.Having this condition does not increase your risk of any other prostate disease.* 

Prostate Cancer occurs when some cells grow out of control and may spread to other parts of the body.

*National Cancer Institute (US)