Prostatitis- The prostate is a walnut-sized gland situated directly below the bladder in men. It produces fluid or semen that nourishes and transports sperm. Prostatitis is swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland. It often causes painful or difficult urination.
1.Normal PSA level- 4.0 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) of blood
2.Normal prostate gland measurement – 3 × 3 × 5 cm approx and Volume of 25 ml approx.
3.This volume may be exceptionally increased in case of prostate cancer or prostatitis.
4.Approximately 40% of urinary system related problems are caused due to prostatitis. It can affect males at any age but most common in case of elderly men more than 50years of age.
5.The Acute prostatitis- It is caused due to bacterial infection and it may result in the spread of infection to the whole body i.e. Fatal.
6.Chronic Prostatitis- It is not caused by bacterial infection. It is caused due to long standing inflammation of the prostate gland (which may or may not be a result of some bacterial infection).
7.The person may have symptoms like inflammation, pain, discomfort and urinary difficulties.
1.Bacterial and viral infections
2.Chemicals or Radiations
6.Excessive intake of bitter and pungent foods
7.Excessive intake of alcohol or caffeine
8.Holding the urge for urination for long hours
9.Not consuming enough of the foods and spices that can purify the urine
1.Increased Frequency of urination during the night hours.
2.Pain in the pelvis, back, buttocks and genital area
4.Difficulty in urination
8.Loss of libido
9.Nausea and vomiting
10.Urgency of urine
PROSTATITIS IN AYURVEDA-
According to Ayurveda perspective, it is compared with Mutrakrichha. It is caused due to intake of substances that increases heat, food or climate that increases dryness in the body, Madira paan or excessive consumption of alcohol, excessive exertion, excessive food intake and indigestion.
Types of Mutrakrichhra in Ayurveda-
There are four types of Mutrakriccha described in Ayurveda-
1.Vataj Mutrakruchhra- As per the name it is caused due to vitiation of vata dosha.
Associated symptoms- Pain in the pelvic region i.e. severe and obstruction in the urination.
2.Pittaja Mutrakruchhra- It is caused due to vitiation of pitta dosha.
Associated symptoms- Severe burning micturition with reddish or yellowish colouration is common in this type.
3.Kaphaja Mutrakruchhra – It is caused due to vitiation of the kapha dosha.
Associated symptoms- Swelling and heaviness in the pelvic region along with sticky urine is the characteristic feature of this type.
4.Sannipatik Mutrakrucchra- It is caused due to vitiation of Vata, Piita and Kapha or all the three doshas.
Associated symptoms- Mixed characteristics of all the doshas are seen in this type.
SINGLE HERBS FOR PROSTATITIS-
2.Haridra or Turmeric
AYURVEDIC FORMULATION FOR PROSTATITIS
7.Yavakshara Churna etc.
HOME REMEDIES FOR PROSTATITIS
Haridra or Turmeric- the substance Curcumin present in the turmeric possesses antioxidant, Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that make it useful in managing chronic prostatitis. So, Add on Turmeric to your diet.
Pumpkin seeds- It contains high amounts of unsaturated fatty acids and is also rich in minerals so include pumpkin seeds to your diet. It is excellent for Prostatitis.
Juices- Add on carrot juice and spinach juice in your diet. These juices are highly useful in case of prostatitis.
Some remedies for acute prostatitis include- taking warm showers or baths, Avoidance of activities that put pressure on the prostate like bicycling, sitting on a cushion etc.
1.Avoid intake if alcohol or caffeine.
2.Avoidance of oily and spicy food items. Drink plenty of fluids.
3.Acupuncture or use of herbs and supplements may reduce the risk.
DIET AND LIFESTYLE MEASURES –
1.Build a strong immune system by choosing Healthy and right diet.
2.Vega sandharana – One should avoid holding the urge to urinate.By holding urine you may allow the bacteria enough of time to stay inside the system and multiply.
3.Intake of rich fibrous diet to keep constipation at bay. Hard stools may irritate the inflamed prostate gland and cause a lot of pain to the patient.
4.Practice yoga and Pranayama or Exercise on regular basis.
5.Sleep well for at least 7-8 hours per night.
6.Avoid the food items that may irritate the gland like alcohol, caffeine, citrus fruits, spicy peppers, fried foods, junk foods etc.
7.Include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
Ayurveda Treatment for Prostatitis works on the following-
1.Detoxification of the body internally and to remove the infection of the urinary tract
2.Normalizing the vitiated Apana Vata and balancing it. Urinary Tract blockage Clearance and removal.
3.Improvement or Toning up the functioning of the kidneys.
CAC SPECIAL PROSTATE CARE KIT-
1.URIC CARE tablet:
URIC CARE tablet is a herbo- mineral tablet and is purely ayurvedic formulation. Uric care tablets help in balancing kapha doshas. It reduces high URIC ACID levels of the body and acts as diuretic. It helps in reducing the pain while passing urine and clears the obstruction of urine. It is also used to treat cough, edema, asthma and various kidney problems. It contains ingredients like gokhru, imali kshar, yavakshar, kalmi shora, nausadar, swarna gairik etc. This formulation possesses hypotensive, antimicrobial, aphrodisiac and diuretic properties and improves functions of prostate gland.
Recommended doage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
2.Kapha Balance tablet:
Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.
3.Detox Premium Powder:
Detox premium powder consists of an herbal composition of natural and pure ingredients like giloy satav, gandhak rasayan, tal sindoor, shankh bhasma, moti pishti, akik pishti, etc. This herbal powder shows a wonderful effect in the condition of prostatitis as it removes the toxins from the body naturally and helps in relieving the pain, swelling, tenderness, which ultimately cures this condition.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
This is the herbal mixture of natural ingredients that is very beneficial for detoxification of the body naturally. The churna is composed of Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Swarna patri (Cassia angustifolia), Shatapushpa (Foeniculum vulgare), & Sauvarchala lavana (Rock salt). It removes the excess amount of toxins from the body, inflammation, redness, stiffness, and other associated symptoms of the prostate gland also subside.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water.
Kanchnaar guggulu is very beneficial for reducing the size of increased prostate. The tablet contains Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum), Maricha (Piper longum), etc. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, anti-bacterial properties that are very beneficial to ease the symptoms of any problem of the prostate gland.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.