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Are there any tips for healthier eating/prostate cancer?

Are there any tips for healthier eating/prostate cancer?

No Animal fat-diet: Avoid animal fats by cutting out full fat milk and milk products and no red/animal meats. Exercise daily for 30-45 minutes and eat lots of vegetables(tomattoes especially)and fresh fruits with each meal. Keep your weight in the healthy range. Allof these efforts could help reduce the risk of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Healthy Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Talk to your caregiver about how to round out your diet and address any nutritional shortcomings -- particularly if you're a vegetarian, are lactose intolerant, or follow a special diet for any other reason. Vegetarians, in particular, need to make a special effort to get all of the essential amino acids their babies need in ...Read more


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Male 55 healthy/active prostate cancer, scheduled for rp, psa 6.5 biopsies 6of8 pos 2aggessive, gleason 7. Are there other options to consider other than surg. Ct and bone scan clear. ?

Male 55 healthy/active prostate cancer, scheduled for rp, psa 6.5 biopsies 6of8 pos 2aggessive, gleason 7. Are there other options to consider other than surg. Ct and bone scan clear. ?

Yes but: Alternatives are external beam radiation and radiation seeds (brachytherapy). At your age, conservative (watching) isn't advised. All of the therapies can cause urinary incontinence and e.D. - with surgery, they get better over time for most. With radiation, they get worse over time. Surgery is the time honored best of a bad situation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cooking Healthy Recipes (Checklist)

Find a decent, easy-to-follow cookbook with healthy recipes
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Ask friends or family members for their favorite recipes
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Select favorite recipes and tweak them as you see fit
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Is male masturbation healthy for the prostate?

Is male masturbation healthy for the prostate?

Basically yes: It's impossible to do controlled studies. Frequency of ejaculation does not correlate with prostate cancer but may with prostate hyperplasia ("hypertrophy"). Anecdotally, single men who have struggled not to masturbate for whatever reason have had precocious prostate disease, and in any case, trying to abstain to the point of being uncomfortable makes it hard to work, play, even get to sleep. ...Read more

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Being a Healthy Woman (Checklist)

Get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (three shots) before age 27
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Get blood test for HIV / AIDS up to age 65 or if high risk
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Get DTaP (whooping cough) vaccine once, plus tetanus shots every 10 years
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Get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot if you haven't already
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How can I make sure that my prostate is healthy?

How can I make sure that my prostate is healthy?

Healthy lifestyle. : Unfortunately, there is no specific action you can take to ensure prostate health (vitamin e, selenium, etc.). But we do know that you can lower your risk of prostate cancer and prostate diseases by avoiding obesity, diabetes, hat fat/high cholesterol diet, and metabolic syndrome. Safe sexual practices that avoid stds, & healthy hydration/voiding habits to avoid utis will promote prostate health. ...Read more

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Staying Healthy while Traveling (Checklist)

If flying, reset sleeping time to destination when boarding plane
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Keep up exercise
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Does diet affect prostate health? Are there foods to eat to decrease prostate swelling?

Does diet affect prostate health? Are there foods to eat to decrease prostate swelling?

Probably: There are anecdotal reports that certain foods improve or worsen the symptoms of pro statism. There is no scientific evidence. Most of such reports have a marketing aspect too ! ...Read more

Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
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Don't drink soda
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Eat small portions
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Minimize starches and sugars
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Are there any suppliments that actually promote Prostate health?

Maybe: It has been suggested that lycopene found in tomatoes and in OTC supplements may be beneficial. First thing you should do is have your family physician do a digital rectal prostate exam to make sure your prostate feels normal. Stay away from advertised "medications" that sound too good to be true. ...Read more

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Living Healthy with Pets (Checklist)

Keep scheduled appointments with the veterinarian
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Maintain all shots and medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
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Does an inactive prostate cause health problems?

Does an inactive prostate cause health problems?

No: There is great debate on whether more or less sexual acitvity has any effect on prostate health. The truth is this is largely an individual factor and it is different for every patient. In general terms, no, there is no significant , predictable dire implication to your health just because you are sexually inactive. ...Read more

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Prostate massage...Is it healthy for the prsotate nothing extra to add

Prostate massage...Is it healthy for the prsotate nothing extra to add

Prostatic : Prostatic massage can be helpful in diagnosing some conditions. However, there is little data to support its routine use in maintaining prostate health. ...Read more

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Am 55 yrs old will appreciate tips for prostate health as it is slightly enlarged taking ominic ocas 0.4 mg is it advisable to take. Thank?

Am 55 yrs old will appreciate tips for prostate health as it is slightly enlarged taking ominic ocas 0.4 mg  is it advisable to take.  Thank?

That is fine: Another key for prostate health is to be able to empty your bladder or urinates whenever you feel you need to. This will allow the least amount of pressure on your prostate. The medication you're taking is one of many different medications and it can be used with the other ones if your symptoms are not controlled well ...Read more

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Being a Healthy Man (Checklist)

Get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (three shots) before age 27
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Get blood test for HIV / AIDS up to age 65 and if high risk
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Get DTaP (whooping cough) vaccine, plus tetanus shots every 10 years
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Get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot if you haven't already
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Can there be alternative medicine to keep prostate health?

Cardiac diet: In looking at alternative therapies, nutraceutical experts had suggested the cardiac diet often leads to good urologic health as well. Conventional therapies include Alpha blockers which relax the stroma which is smooth muscle in the prostate gland land allow for easier urinary flow. Five Alpha reductase inhibitors may reduce the size of the gland or at least prevent further growth. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


Dr. John Tillett
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Prostate Removal (Definition)

"prostate removal" implies a surgical intervention to remove prostate tissue. The entire removal of the prostate is a "radical prostatectomy", whereas partial prostate removal can also be accomplished. The clinical circumstances (whether cancer or benign problems) will dictate how much prostate tissue is removed. Surgery to remove prostate can either ...Read more