Development of walnut size gland under the bladder and right in front of rectum is usually a sign of prostate cancer. This kind of cancer is slow growing and spreads from prostate to lymph nodes and bones. This type of cancer begins when some cells in prostate becomes unusual or abnormal. Changes in the irregular cells’ or DNA cause the cells to grow and spread more quickly than regular cells do. The irregular cells continue breathing, when other cells would expire. The gathering irregular cells form a tumor that grows to attack nearby flesh. Some irregular cells can break-off and blow-out to other parts of the body too.
Prostate Cancer Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
This type of cancer usually has no symptoms at early stages and many times they detected while routine check-up. Some men usually feel the first symptom in sexual functions and difficulty in urination. Some common prostate cancer symptoms are as follow:
- Frequent urinating, especially at bed time.
- Blood exertion in urine
- Difficulty in urinating
- Pain while urination
- Pain while ejaculation
- Stiffness in lower back and thighs
- Frequent pain
- Loss of weight
- Nausea and vomiting
- Lower extremities swelling
- Lower limb paralysis
- Severe constipation and pain
- Stiffness and severe pain in pelvis and thighs
Causes of prostate cancer:
The actual causes of prostate cancer is still unknown but some common factors are age, obesity, family background or even late marriages. It is not very common is men younger than 45 but very common at 70+. In 2005, United State medical report explains that 230’000 men were suffering from prostate cancer but 30’000 men were unaware of the disease until they died. Men with obesity suffers from high blood pressure and diabetes which often leads to prostate cancer, also happens because of lack of exercise or no exercise at all. In 2010, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION explains the most common site for the development of prostate cancer cell is BASAL CELLS.
Men with family history of prostate cancer are more likely to develop the type of disease. First degree relatives like father or brother having prostate cancer may cause the other relative to develop the disease risk twice.
Poor diet also causes the risk of the disease. Less consumption of vegetables and large consumption of red meat and processed food often leads to the high risk of many diseases as well as the prostate. It also causes because of sexual activities from early age.
Prostate cancer treatment:
This type of cancer is definitely crucial especially for the people in their early 40s. The first and foremost thing to do, after the diagnoses, one should consult their doctor and take proper medicine or go for biopsy if there is no other solution but in early stage of prostate cancer some very beneficial home remedies can also be very helpful. Some of them are described below:
Caffeine: Eliminate Caffeinated drinks from your diet as it may causes insomnia or lack of sleep, constipation which definitely of the painful thing for cancer patients.
Water intake: Increase your fluid intake to great level as it will eliminate toxins from the body and will keep you hydrated and fresh. Increasing water intake will result in increased urination but it may calm the painful excretion.
Pomegranate Juice: taking a glass full of this juice will decrease the risk of prostate cancer to great level and it also kills the already developed abnormal cells.
Tomatoes: Tomatoes has a substance called LYCOPENE is very beneficial especially when combined with other essential nutrients. Make Tomatoes a daily part of your diet along with other red fruits and vegetables.