Monday, May 31, 2010

Guidelines for the treatment of prostate cancer

The prostate is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum. As with other cancers, the causes of prostate cancer seems to be unaware more often in African American men and men with a family history of the disease. In advanced age the risks, the surgery for prostate cancer or other radical treatments actually worse than the disease.

The main function of the prostate, the seminal fluid to make, the milky fluid that transports sperm. Prostate cancer is usually slow-growing cancer, go on for years, before it can be fatal. About 80 percent of men who reach age 80 of prostate cancer.

Weak or interrupted flow of urine and pain or burning during urination can be examined symptoms. Other symptoms may be associated with this disease are bone pain or tenderness, and abdominal pain. Because the symptoms can prostate cancer to other diseases or disorders, men who should reproduce these symptoms to undergo a thorough work to determine the underlying cause of the symptoms.

The need to urinate frequently, especially at night, is another symptom. Blood in urine or semen and frequent pain or stiffness in lower back, hips or thighs may be symptoms of cancer. Other symptoms may include unintentional weight loss and lethargy.

A PSA test with a high level can also be a benign enlargement of the prostate. A bone scan can indicate whether the cancer has spread. The CT can be done to determine if the cancer metastasized (spread).

If a DRE is often reveal an enlarged prostate with a hard surface, irregular. A prostate biopsy usually confirms the diagnosis. Another test usually used when prostate cancer symptoms rectal examination (DRE) is performed by the doctor, proctologist or oncologist.

Some drugs with numerous side effects are used to advanced prostate cancer is called by blocking the production of testosterone, castration, chemical, the same result as surgical removal of the testicle has to deal with. Discuss fully all treatment options and concerns with your doctor and other health professionals, it never hurts for a second opinion or even third or more if necessary to ask - do not worry. Note that some men choose natural treatment options and refrain from any surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Side effects of chemotherapy depends on you and take, how often and how long it lasts. The approaches are the treatment of: ever watchful waiting out if the cancer develops slowly and cause no symptoms. Drugs can be used to adjust levels of testosterone called hormonal manipulation.

Chemotherapy drugs are often used to prostate cancer, which are resistant to hormonal treatments to treat. Surgery, radiotherapy and hormonal therapy can interfere with libido on a temporary or permanent. Surgery is usually recommended only after a thorough evaluation and discussion of all available treatment options.

In the early stages of an operation and radiation can be used to remove, or attempt to kill cancer cells or shrink the tumor. The drugs can many side effects such as hot flushes and loss of sexual desire. Besides hormonal drugs hormone manipulation may also be surgically removing the testicles.

Studies on antioxidant vitamins question their value, if it is not in much better food, consume these antioxidants in living foods because they need other nutrients in the power of labor to work properly. Good food, natural treatment approach is to avoid all foods inflammatory acidic foods that are not alive. dark green with linseed oil or walnut oil in your salad everyday.

The first step in the treatment of prostate health is to change your diet, I think all experts agree. Lacinato cabbage juice in your juicer with sweet carrots buy. For natural treatment for prostate cancer called you an appointment with a naturopathic doctor, healer, ask around for recommendations.

Make a ginger tea, add a piece or two of fresh ginger root, to hot water, it is helpful to many people I know. Drink fresh carrot juice every day that you are in a blender or juicer. Put two tablespoons of crude oil, refined coconut oil and deodorized Aspen, coconut oil is the vegetable, not animal, and it is really good for us.

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, choose the option that best suits you and your good health to continue. The result of prostate cancer vary widely because the disease predominantly found in older men who may have a variety of other complicating diseases or conditions such as heart or respiratory diseases or disabilities that immobilize or greatly reduced activity. The majority of men with prostate cancer survive at least five years after diagnosis, the survival of 93% to less than 10 years and 67% survive more than 15 years.


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