Is coffee good for the prostate?

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Is coffee good for the prostate?

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answered Nov 19, 2023 by Crazytoaster (33,850 points)
Coffee is good for the prostate and studies have shown that men who drink six or more cups of coffee per day are at a 20 percent lower risk of developing prostate problems and prostate cancer.

Drinking coffee can also protect your heart health as well and may prevent heart disease.

Once you begin taking medication to shrink your prostate it takes around 6 months for the medication to shrink the prostate.

A simple trick for enlarged prostate is to do double voiding, exercise and limit liquid intake before bed and also eat a healthy diet.

Drinking water does affect the prostate and helps keep the prostate healthy.

When you have an enlarged prostate drinking water can help reduce the symptoms of enlarged prostates.

The exercise that shrinks the prostate is Kegel exercises which you should do 10 to 20 of the Kegel exercises 3 to 4 times per day.

Cranberry juice is good for the prostate can can provide protection from urinary tract infections keep the prostate in good health.

Bananas are good for your prostate and overall health and they may reduce your risk of prostate problems including prostate cancer.

The best prostate medication include.

Alpha blockers and antimuscarinics, which help manage overactive bladder.
Dutasteride (a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor) and tamsulosin (an alpha blocker)
Finasteride (a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor) and doxazosin (an alpha blocker)

An enlarged prostate can in some cases shrink back to normal or at least shrink some but there's no cure for an enlarged prostate.

The food or drink that is good for enlarged prostate are Cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, bok choy, kale, cauliflower and brussels sprouts, berries, fish, cooked tomatoes and Coffee and Tea.

The best drink for an enlarged prostate is water as well as tomato juice, citrus juice and green tea.

Drinking water does help and enlarged prostate as it's important to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to help reduce symptoms of the enlarged prostate.

Drinking tea including green tea is also good for an enlarged prostate.

Things that worsen an enlarged prostate are eggs, over the counter cold and sinus medications, antihistamines and decongestants.

Also lack of activity and cold weather can also worsen and enlarged prostate.

Eggs are bad for enlarged prostate and eating too many eggs with an enlarged prostate could make the condition and symptoms worse.

However it is okay to eat a few eggs once in awhile with an enlarged prostate.

Turmeric can help to shrink an enlarged prostate and consuming 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric per day can also lower your risk of prostate cancer.

An enlarged prostate is a condition in which the gland or prostate has grown bigger than it normally should be.

However prostate enlargement happens to nearly all men as they get older;.

Having an enlarged prostate is usually nothing to worry about and is not cancer and does not raise your risk for developing prostate cancer.

Some things you can do for an enlarged prostate include.

Drink less at night. Don't drink anything for an hour or two before bedtime.
Limit caffeine and alcohol. They can cause the body to make more urine, irritate the bladder and make symptoms worse.
Watch what you eat.
Become more active.
Stay at a healthy weight.

Even if you have an enlarged prostate, that does not mean you must live with the symptoms for the rest of your life.

Your doctor might advise one of several approaches to coping with BPH, including lifestyle changes, medication changes, and other treatments.

An enlarged prostate or other prostate problems can cause bowel problems.

Problems that can occur with an enlarged prostate include.

Pain and/or pressure in the rectum.

Painful defecation (painful bowel movements) Discomfort and/or pain in the genitals, groin, lower back and/or lower abdomen.

Recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs)

To heal your prostate you can heal the prostate by taking alpha blockers and eating foods such as .

Cruciferous Vegetables. This class of vegetables includes things like cabbage, bok choy, kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts.
Cooked Tomatoes.
Coffee & Tea.

The first signs of prostate problems include.

Frequent urge to urinate.
Need to get up many times during the night to urinate.
Blood in urine or semen.
Pain or burning urination.
Painful ejaculation.
Frequent pain or stiffness in lower back, hips, pelvic or rectal area, or upper thighs.
Dribbling of urine.

The 5 early warning signs of prostate cancer include.

Pain and/or a "burning sensation" when urinating or ejaculating.
Frequent urination, especially during the nighttime.
Trouble starting urination, or stopping urination once in progress.
Sudden erectile dysfunction.
Blood in either urine or semen.

Prostate cancer is cancer of a mans prostate which is a small walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid.

A man's prostate produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm.

Symptoms include difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all.

Some types of prostate cancer grow slowly.

In some of these cases, monitoring is recommended.

Other types of prostate cancer are aggressive and require radiation, surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, or other treatments.

The good news is though that in most cases prostate cancer can be cured if it's caught early and treatment begins early enough.

The prostate cancer can be cured, when detected and treated early.

The vast majority of prostate cancer cases (more than 90 percent) are discovered in the early stages, making the tumors more likely to respond to treatment.

Treatment for prostate cancer doesn't always have to mean surgery or chemotherapy, either.

A core needle biopsy is the main method used to diagnose prostate cancer.

It is usually done by a urologist.

During the biopsy, the doctor usually looks at the prostate with an imaging test such as transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) or MRI, or a 'fusion' of the two.

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