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To check the prostate, a simple non-invasive examination to be done even before the age of 50 is enough

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To check the prostate, a simple non-invasive examination to be done even before the age of 50 is enough
Written by aquitodovale

An enlarged prostate is just one of the problems that afflict men. But with an examination, many ailments can be prevented.

Speak about prostate and the diseases connected to it is still a little “hard”. Also because they are there so many clichés that “confuse” men.

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The pathologies of the prostatein fact, they really are many, as well as the diversities in the manifestation. And they do not appear only at a certain age, on the contrary. Bad eating habits e unbalanced lifestyles the percentage also increases among young people.

There prostate functionwhich is one glandis that of produce prostate fluid, an element that composes the sperm. The liquid produced by the prostate It “strengthens” the ability of spermatozoa to “bypass” the natural vaginal barriersthus ensuring greater survival of the same and therefore more fertility.

In optimal conditionsthe gland prostatic is of the size of a walnutbut due to multiple triggers it can get bigger. This leads to a series of disturbances, which can also lead to tumor forms.

Enlarged prostate: causes, symptoms, remedies, diagnostics

Between various ailments that can affect the gland there are mainly three. The most widespread is the prostatitisan ‘inflammation which can affect at all ages. On the other hand, after the age of 50, physiologicallyBPHthat is a enlargement that even in the absence of symptoms can compromise various functions.

There most severe form of prostate disorders is the cancer. Although this kind of cancer is treatable and gives ample possibilities for survivalit is better to resort to preventive diagnostic tests.

According to the AIRC, prostate cancer is the most common among males and accounts for 18.5% of all cancers diagnosed.

So, of fundamental importance is preventionas well as for other very frequent forms of cancer, for example that of breast.

Naturally, there are some spies which suggest a thorough check-up. Even with a “simple” prostatitis, the affected person begins to suffer from various ailments. “Urgency” in urination, local burning during the same, and in the most serious inflammations they can appear fever, nausea and vomiting.

Onhypertrophy of the prostate it is necessary intervene in timeeven in the absence of symptoms, since you can experience severe kidney problems. In this case, it is better to carry out annual examinations, above all from 50 years old on.

As for the prostate cancerthe best weapon is always there prevention. Very often people refuse to be screened because the exams to the prostate they are notoriously invasive.

What is PSA, how it works and what it is used for

Maybe not everyone knows that from the early 2000s oncologists have been able to exploit a simple blood test, the PSA. The acronym stands for “prostate specific antigen“, And as the name suggests the analysis goes to look for a certain substance to understand if a tumor is present.

As can be seen from aextensive explanation published on the AIRC websiteCertain there is no shortage of doubts and perplexities about the effectiveness of this examination. But it certainly is aextra weapon which made it possible to identify prostate tumors in time.

They always remain valid and effectivehowever, the general ones guidelines for keeping this precious gland healthy. How to adopt ahealthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables and avoid excesses. And naturally undergo regular checks and visits medical.

(The information in this article is for informational purposes only and concerns scientific studies published in medical journals. Therefore, it does not replace the consultation of a doctor or specialist, and should not be considered for formulating treatments or diagnoses)

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