Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Herbs To Deal With Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged prostate is one of the health problems that are experienced by many men. The prostate glands swollen usually happen at about 50 years old. The disease is also known as BPH. What is BPH prostate? BPH is the conditions that make the prostate tissue grow faster. This causes the prostate experience the enlargement. Medically this condition is handling by urologist. For severe condition may be done the surgery. Beside medical treatment you can also use herbs. The following are some herbs to deal with prostate enlargement.

Saw palmetto
The herbs have long been used to overcome the prostate enlargement. Saw palmetto can prevent the conversion of testosterone into dht. DHT is one hormone that triggers the prostate enlargement. The herbs also have many properties such as diuretic, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic.

Stinging nettle
The herb has diuretic properties. It can also stop bleeding during the BPH treatment. According to many study, the herbs is effective to reduce the BPH symptoms. Nettle supplements usually made of leaves, stem and root. For BPH usually use the root. Like saw palmetto the chemical content in nettle works by affected the hormonal especially estrogen and testosterone. This herb is also slowing the formation of prostate cells.  Nettle also often combine with other herbs like saw palmetto. The using of nettle should under the supervision of your doctor. These herbs can interaction with another herbs or drugs such as blood thinner, high blood pressure drugs, diabetes drugs and non steroid anti inflammatory drugs.

The herb has long been used by African people to improve the sex performance include to deal with enlarged prostate. The active ingredient in the herbs includes triterpenes, ferulic acid, phytosterols and tannins. These substances are powerful to overcome inflammatory, and decrease the androgen hormone.

The using of herbs is one alternative to relieve your pain related to prostate enlargement. Besides you also should run the healthy live with eat healthy food and exercise regularly.