Prostatitis is swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland. Prostatitis occurs when your prostate and the surrounding area become inflamed. The prostate is about the size of a walnut. It’s located between the bladder and the base of the penis. The tube that moves urine from the bladder to the penis (urethra) runs through the center of your prostate. The urethra also moves semen from the sex glands to the penis.
Several types of infections can affect the prostate.
There are four types of prostatitis:
Acute bacterial prostatitis - most common type and lasts a short time. It can also be life-threatening if left untreated. This is the easiest type of prostatitis to diagnose.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis - Symptoms are less intense and develop over several years. More affect young and middle-aged men and cause recurring urinary tract infections .
Chronic prostatitis - this condition causes pain and discomfort around the groin and pelvic area. –
Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis: The prostate is inflamed but there are no symptoms. It’s usually discovered when a doctor is diagnosing another problem.
Ayurvedic management for Prostatitis involves pacifying aggravated Vata Dosha, strengthening the urinary system, and relieving the symptoms of enlargement.
Ayurveda prescribed a list of herbs, formulations and procedures for treating enlarged prostate. Ayurvedic herbal medicines can be used long-term, even in the elderly population, without risk of serious or adverse side effects. Simple diet and lifestyle changes can also support long-term health.
Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma) is an ancient detox process , it is helpful in bringing balance and supporting management of enlarged prostate. Panchakarma detox involves drinking medicated ghee followed by therapeutic massage and herbal steam bath. Major panchakarma procedures include enema (Vasti). Among many types of enemas, herbal oil enema is introduced to pacify Vata and reduce the size of enlarged prostate.
Ayurvedic herbs for prostate - Varuna , Shilajeet , Ashwagandha , Gokshura , Khadira .
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Remain sexually active.
Sit on a hard seat or chair, instead of a soft one, whenever possible.
Drink eight or more glasses of water every day.
Urinate as soon as the urge arises.
Avoid vata-increasing factors like alcohol, tobacco, smoking and coffee.
Avoid foods which cause constipation.
Avoid cold temperatures.
Do pelvic floor muscle exercises
Take 1 tsp of Ghee every morning in empthy stomach