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Natural Remedies For Enlarged Prostate BPH

By Earnest Younge

Finding natural remedies for enlarge prostate can be just a walk to your neighborhood alternative cure pharmacy or spending some time doing research online. Natural remedies for enlarge prostate will drastically reduce the illness which affects an increasing number of men over the age of 40, particularly African American men.

There is, without a doubt, a need for natural remedies for prostate as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs. Enlarge prostate or Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy or BHP affects more than have of men in the United States over the age of 50 and nearly three thirds of those over 65.

If the disease is not treated promptly it can escalate into prostate cancer. There are some natural remedies which seems to do well with patients suffering from BPH. Zinc taken about 3 times daily comes highly recommended.

Foods rich in essential fatty acids, such as fish and nuts, diets rich in fiber and pumpkin seeds are great sources of zinc. Research has indicated that compounds found in the oil within the seeds of pumpkin may slow down the growth of prostate cells augmented by testosterone.

In addition, carotenoids and healthy fat found in pumpkin seeds may also reduce the risk of cancer.

Studies have shown that drinking 4 ounce glass of red wine a day may cut prostate cancer risk by 50 percent.

In addition, saw palmetto and amino acids are highly recommended.

Further, mango has shown increase promise for prostate health. According to scientists at the Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (ITRC), mango pulp may provide an effective non-invasive method of treating prostrate cancer.

After administering mango pulp to mice affected with cancer, scientists, investigating the healing properties of the fruit, noticed that the tumor in the mice was radically suppressed.

The scientists believe that a chemical compound found in mango called “lupeol” is the reason for the suppression of tumor cells in the mice.

Scientist Yogeshwar Shukla points out that while blocking cancer cells from growing, lupeol also has anti-carcinogenic properties that fight well against other health disorders. He said that certain compounds such as organic acids, specific vitamins, carbohydrates, and polyphenols, which are present in lupeol, give it the strength to fight off numerous health disorders.

ITRC scientists state that it is very difficult to detect prostrate cancer because it has the most subtle malignant cells. They said that India has seen an enormous increase of prostrate cancer patients lately, but neither radiation therapy, chemotherapy nor surgery has proven successful in treating the disease. As a result, the scientists felt the need for research in this area which started them on their study on lupeol and its relationship with prostrate cancer.

Here are some additional foods and herbs recommended as remedies for enlarge prostate:

Beer, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chile, Peppers, Cranberries, Guavas, Pink Grapefruits and Pomegranate Juic

There are many alternative medicines and natural cures on the market. Find out which natural cure for enlarge prostate is good for you

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