|Facts About Prostate
inflammation of the prostate is the single greatest reason why men over 50 visit a doctor.
This condition can be uncomfortable and annoying. After age 50, 80% of men have enlarged
prostate problems, according to Patrick Walsh, MD, Directory of Urology, Johns Hopkins
Hospital, Baltimore Maryland.
The prostate gland sits very close to the urinary tract. When inflammations of the
prostate occurs it can make urination difficult, frequently preventing the person from
fully voiding their bladder. This condition, if it persists, can lead to further
irritation and potential infection.
Maintaining prostate health is important and specific herbs, vitamins, minerals and
amino acids can help support the prostate function. Two such herbs are Saw Palmetto and
Pygeum Africanum. Both these herbs have shown a significant, positive impact in clinical
trials in promoting urinary tract and prostate health.
Excerpt from lecture by Dr. Steven Whiting, Director, Institute of
Reproduced with permission.