Prostate cancer is one of those diseases that hit men in their 50’s. Experts agreed that the risk of acquiring one rises as men grow older and the risk is even greater for those who has relative with the disease. Once you have it, you can’t do anything about it and that is final. However, you can reduce the risk of acquiring one by living a healthy lifestyle.
What to look for?
Below are symptoms of Early Prostate Cancer. If this happens to you then you need to consult a doctor as early as possible and seek possible treatment.
• recurrent urination
• having a hard time to urinate
• problem in stopping urine flow
• failure to urinate
• the flow of urine is feeble
• the feeling that there is still left in the bladder after urinating
• the feeling of burn or burning sensation as you urinate
• urine or semen has a mixed of blood
• The feeling of pain throughout orgasm
How Diet Plays a Role?
Eating healthy food will help you to lessen the risk of developing prostate cancer.
Foods that are high in fat should be avoided as it could heighten the risk of prostate cancer and other diseases.
Vegetables and Fruit
Healthy eating means including some fruits and vegetables in your diet. Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage are known to lessen the risk of developing prostate cancer. Other fruits and vegetable that you should also eat are tomatoes, watermelon, pink grapefruit, papaya and apricots because they are rich in lycopene.
Though, there is no scientific evidence that proves that a healthy weight reduces the risk of prostate cancer, there is no harm in keeping an active lifestyle to maintain an ideal weight.