What it prostatitis?
Prostatitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the prostate and sometimes the area around it. There are several types of prostatitis, each with a range of symptoms. Some men with the disease will experience severe pain and others will not be bothered; and the rest fall in between the two. However, the symptoms of the disease do have a significant impact on a man’s quality of life.
What causes prostatitis?
According to modern science, prostatitis is caused by various bacterial or fungal infections, chemicals, radiations or injuries. Ayurveda has blamed following things for causing mootrakruchhra: substances that increase heat, food or climate increases dryness in body, excessive consumption of alcohol, excessive exertion, excessive food intake and indigestion.
1. A frequent urge to urinate, although you may pass only small amounts of urine.
2. A burning sensation when urinating (dysuria).
3. Difficulty starting urination, interrupted flow (urinating in waves rather than a steady stream), weaker-than-normal urine flow, and dribbling after urinating.
4. Excessive urinating at night (nocturia).
5. A sensation of not completely emptying the bladder.
6. Pain or discomfort in the lower back, in the area between the testicles and anus, in the lower abdomen or upper thighs, or above the pubic area. Pain may become worse during a bowel movement.
7. Pain or vague discomfort during or after ejaculation.
8. Pain in the tip of the penis.
Diet & Lifestyle
1. To prevent problems of urinary system, it is always important to drink adquate liquids every day. Especially sitting in air conditioned rooms, cars and aeroplanes causes dryness in urinary tract which often leads to urinary problems. Persons getting exposed to such factors should drink adequate warm water.
2. Persons living or working in humid atmosphere tend to sweat more which evaporates water contents form the body. This too can cause urinary problems. Persons getting exposed to such factors should drink adequate liquids like water, fruit juices, coconut water etc.
3. Drinking such liquids which are reasonably pure protects the person from urinary infections.