Published on BangaloreMirror : Proactive Lifestyle Changes for Better Prostate Health

Published on BangaloreMirror : Proactive Lifestyle Changes for Better Prostate Health

Published on BangaloreMirror

On Saturday, September, 30, 2023

Proactive Lifestyle Changes for Better Prostate Health

While ancient Indian traditions highlighted the importance of a healthy lifestyle, mod-reality presents a stark contrast. Lifestyle diseases, such as hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), are becoming prev-alent, especially among men over 60 years old. Dr. Rajendra Prasad KN, Managing Director and Consultant Urologist, Sanyra Hospital and Diagnostics Multi-Specialty Hospital, Kommaghatta road, Kengeri, explained that there is a significant correlation between age and these two conditions, making it it crucial for I for medical professionals to monitor both blood pressure and urinary functions in elderly males. He said, “Almost 2 out of every 3 men in in India suffer from moderate severe symptoms due to BPH, and about 50% or more of these patients visiting a a doctor are at risk of worsening of symptoms toms and complications. Age is an unavoidable risk factor for these conditions, but modifiable risk factors like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity are also factors contributing factors. Unhealthy lifestyle exacerbate choices choices can exacerbate these issues. Dr. Prasad highlights the importance of breaking these habits and managing or 5 lifestyle changes as the primary treatment for for mild cd cases of BPH. Dr. Prasad emphasizes that these changes, combined with medications enhance the quality of life.

To promote a healthier lifestyle and manage e BPH effectively, Dr. Rajendra Prasad offers valuable lifestyle tips:

Fluid Management: Keep fluid intake within 1.5-2 litres per day, with minor adjustments for climate and physical activity. Avoid fluids within two hours of bedtime or before long trips. 

Caffeine Reduction: Cut down on caffeinated drinks like coffee, tea. Healthy Diet: Consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Opt for whole grain items over refined. 

Regular Exercise: Engage in moderately vigorous s exercise for at least 30 minutes on at least four days a week, with clearance from a physician.
Adequate Sleep: Aim for 7-8 hours refreshing sleep daily. 

Balanced Diet, Hydration: A healthy of LTE LTE 80% avereis exercise, and relaxation help man blood sugars, blood pressure, and cholesterol and alleviate constipation that can worsen BPH: symptoms. 

Spicy Food Avoidance: Reduce the consumption of overly spicy foods.

Quit Smoking and Limit Alcohol: Smoking cessation and minimizing alcohol intake are crucial steps.

Sanyra Hospital is a leading Multi-Speciality Hospital in Kengeri Bangalore and diagnostic centre. With a commitment to providing high-quality healthcare services, it offers a wide range of medical specialties and advanced diagnostic facilities to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the community. We have dedicated urology center & dialysis center.

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