The prostate is a small walnut - shaped muscular gland which is a part of male reproductive system. The main function of the prostate is that it produces fluid that combines with sperm to make semen and this Prostate fluid is essential for maintaining the fertility in a male.
Enlarged Prostate is a condition that occurs in males in which there is an enlargement in the size of the prostate when the cells of the prostate gland begin to multiply but it is not cancerous. Enlarged prostate, it can put pressure on the bladder and urethra It is predominantly common in men above 50 years of age and isn't usually a serious threat to health.
Other name for this condition Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy or Benign Prostatic Obstruction.
We have very good Ayurvedic treatment for Enlarged Prostate in Planet Ayurveda which brings satisfactory results without any side effects.
WHAT CAN BE THE CAUSES OF ENLARGED PROSTATE?
The actual cause of prostate enlargement is not clear. But it may be due to:
- Fluctuations in sex hormones, especially testosterone with increasing age.
- Accumulation of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which boost prostate cells to continue to grow.
- Age above 40
- A family history of BPH
- Absence of physical activity or exercise
- Erectile dysfunction (ED)
- Heart and cardiovascular diseases
- Type 2 diabetes
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ENLARGED PROSTATE?
The symptoms of BPH are often very mild initially, but they become more serious if case is not treated. Common symptoms include:
With the enlargement of prostate there may occur narrowing of the urethra and which can result in partial obstruction in the flow of urine.
The combination of symptoms is usually called by the name lower urinary tract symptoms:
- Feel of incomplete bladder emptying
- Frequent urination especially at night
- Dribbling of urine at the end of the urinary stream
- Incontinenceof urine
- Feel difficulty to begin urination
- A weak urinary stream
- The inability to delay urination
- Animmediate urge to urinate
- A slowed or delayed urinary stream
- Pain during urination or ejaculation
- Blood or Pus in the urine
WHAT CAN BE THE COMPLICATIONS OF ENLARGED PROSTATE?
A person suffering from Enlarged Prostate may go through following Complications:
- Patient may suffer from Acute or Chronic, urinary retention
- Blood in the urine may appear
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can occur
- Bladder damage
- Kidney damage
- Bladder stones formation may be there
AYURVEDIC VIEW FOR ENLARGED PROSTATE
It occurs due to vitiated vata humor in the urinary system. Vata aggravation occurs by controlling the urge of urination and over indulgence in the sex.
AYURVEDA TREATMENT FOR ENLARGED PROSTATE
1. SHLIAJIT CAPSULES:
Shilajit capsules is a pure vegetarian preparation without any chemicals or preservatives which consists of standardized extract of Shilajit. Shilajit powerful aphrodisiac Capsules are excellent ayurvedic treatment for enlarged prostate.
Shilajit is a herbo - mineral compound filled with anti - oxidants, anti-stress and anti-ageing properties. Its efficacy is credited to its abundance in fulvic acid and humic acid that brings numerous health benefits. It is good natural remedy for sexual weakness in men and also for tiredness. It is efficient to maintain good urine flow and provides relief from burning and frequent urination. Since ancient times it is used for genito-urinary problems. It is beneficial in reducing burning sensation during micturition and incontinence of urine as in case of Benign Enlarged Prostate.
DOSE: 2 capsules twice daily, with plain water or milk after meals.
2. VARUNADI VATI
These tablets of Planet Ayurveda are totally herbal and are advantageous for men sexual health and are harmless to use. These are non-hormonal Ayurvedic treatment for BPH by reducing prostate weight. It also improves the urinary flow rate by reducing post - void residual.
Varunadi vati tablets are prepared by the combination of the following ingredients:-
I. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
This natural herb along with Varun bring significant results in Prostate enlargement.
II. Varun (Crataeva nurvala)
It is a medicinal herbal tree whose bark as mentioned in Ayurveda is used in for prostate enlargement or BPH.III. Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris)
This is aherb from Ayurveda that is helpful in urogenital health and improves the condition of burning sensation during urination.
IV. Rakt Chandan
DOSE: 2 tablets, two times a day, after meals, with plain water.
3. KACHNAAR GUGGUL
Kachnaar Guggul is a vegetarian herbal preparation which is good supplement for all types of excessive growth of various tissues like in prostate gland which make it a suitable Ayurvedic Treatment for Benign Enlarged Prostate. These Tablets are amazing combination of various natural herbs like effective herbal remedy for Enlarged prostate gland.
- Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegate)
- Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
- Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)
- Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
- Black pepper (Piper nigrum)
- Pippali (Piper longum)
- Varuna (Crataeva religiosa)
All these herbs are amalgamated together that helps to get relief from the this condition of enlarged Prostate.
DOSE: 2 tablets two times in a day after meals with plain water.
4. TRIBULUS POWER:
Tribulus Power are herbal supplements which are available in the form of Capsules. These Capsules have effective use in various male sex problems like prostate enlargement, urinary tract obstructions or weakness due to any other reason. All properties of the herb used in it make it an effective Ayurvedic Treatment for Benign Enlarged Prostate. Tribulus power capsules are used along with other herbal supplements as effective herbal remedy for enlarged prostate gland.It is also beneficial in male sex power enhancement, enhancing sexual pleasure, Increases libido and as well improves the health and functioning of the sexual organs. It is prepared using a unique herb Gokshura.
Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris)
This medicinal herb benefits to raise the testosterone levels and increase the blood flow to penis which further helps to improve the functioning of sex organs. The herb Tribulus aids to balances the regular urine flow, stops dribbling after urination, supports to control urgency of urine and also provides strength to genito - urinary system.
DOSE: 2 capsules two times in a day after meals with plain water.