Starch-based nutrition increases the risk of growth of the prostate, while experts report that urinary complaints can provide information about prostate problems. It emphasizes the importance of urinary complaints. Turkey Business Bank subsidiary flourishing Söğütözü Hospital Urology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Izak Dalva stated that there are important symptoms in terms of the frequency of going to the toilet, the difficulties in urination, and the self-examination of the person, and he gave the following information about the prostate: The prostate is an organ through which the urinary tract passes under the bladder. It is the only organ that grows after the age of 40 in the human body. The prostate is a gland that is also part of the male reproductive system. Its main task is to secrete some substances in order to keep sperm living. It secretes fluid that will make up a third of the semen.
– Prostate is an important organ that affects the quality of life of men due to the diseases it can cause in every age group. It occurs in young patients with prostate inflammation (prostatitis), benign prostatic enlargement and prostate cancer in middle and advanced ages. In addition to complaints about urination, sexual complaints constitute a group of important diseases that affect quality of life.
Bread and starch enlarge prostate
Prostate inflammation that occurs in young people; causes lower urinary tract findings as well as sexual complaints in this age group. During this period, urinary frequency, nighttime urination, difficulty in keeping urine, difficult urination, drip and sexual complaints can be an indicator of prostate health.
– The prostate, which is about 25 gr at a young age, begins to grow after the forties. Feeding with obesity, diabetes, increased total energy intake, bread, starch may increase the risk of benign growth of the prostate.
– Benign prostate enlargement causes problems with urination in 20% of men over 50 years old, half of men in the 70s, and approximately 90% of patients in the older age group.
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– Prostate enlargement, called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, causes complications such as urinary compression, intermittent urination, difficult urination, urination compression, frequent urination at night, drip.
– Prostate enlargement negatively affects the sexual life of patients. Patients with enlarged prostate may have both erection and ejaculation disorders. Erection and ejaculation disorders are expected in half of patients with urinary complaints due to prostate enlargement. Men who have enlarged prostate have 3 times more erection problems than those who do not.
– Prostate enlargement; usually develops slowly and may not cause significant problems for a long time. It is manifested by the slowing of the urine stream. The patient may experience some of the complaints of delay in starting his urine, not being able to urinate forward while standing or sitting, urinating, urine cutout, urine flowing in the form of drops, inability to fully empty the urine, urination jam, urinary incontinence.
– Failure to urinate immediately and wait for a while, prolonged urination time as urine slows down, frequent urination, bleeding in the urine, frequent urination at night, urination compression, and nighttime sleeplessness are the findings that disrupt the quality of life.
Regardless of your age; if you complain of difficult urination, urinary cessation, frequent urination at night, urination, urine burning, urinary incontinence; If urine bleeding, urine odor, and turbidity are present, it is recommended to consult a urologist for your prostate health.
Prostate controls reduce the risk of cancer
Some of the prostate enlargement can manifest as malignant growth, which is defined as prostate cancer. BPH and prostate cancer can coexist. Burning in the urine, bleeding in the urine, bleeding in the semen can be a preliminary symptom of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.
– Prostate cancer in our country; It is the second most common form of fatal cancer after lung cancer. Life-long risk of developing prostate cancer is 30%, clinical significant risk of developing prostate cancer is 10%; The risk of death from prostate cancer is up to 3%.
With the widespread use of PSA test, early stage prostate cancer is more common. In order to reach the diagnosis of prostate cancer, it is recommended to perform urological examination and PSA test once a year after the age of 50. While prostate cancer occurs in one of seven men in the world, it is less common in our country. International organizations recommend looking at PSA aged 54-69. If the family has deadly prostate cancer, PSA should be looked after from the age of 45.