Quickvit

Call us: 01323 893473
 

Category: Prostate Problems

description

Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the prostate gland which is located under the bladder and in front of the rectum in men. The function of the prostate gland is to produces a fluid component of semen which transports sperm during ejaculation. The prostate gland is about the size of a large walnut but and enlarges throughout life in a process called benign prostatic hypertrophy.

Presenting symptoms: Many men, these days are found to have prostate cancer following a routine blood test showing a raised PSA. Many of the urinary are actually caused by an enlarged prostate gland which although could be caused by the cancer is more likely to be caused by a benign swelling of the gland (not cancer).

Possible symptoms of localised prostate cancer include:

Passing water more frequently at night

Reduced urine flow,

A feeling that you are not emptying the bladder

Rarely blood in the urine or semen,

Erectile dysfunction

UK incidence: The risk of this condition increases with the age, generally men over the age of 50 are affected. In the UK nearly 32,000 men are diagnosed every year with prostate cancer which causes more than 10,000 deaths every year. Overall, one man in fourteen will get prostate cancer at some point in his life. Of the 2 million people living with cancer at any one time in the UK, 43% of the men will have prostate cancer.

Diet factors have been linked to a higher risk of prostate cancer particularly those who eat excessively, have a high fat and processed meat intake with a low intake of vegetables, fruit, herbs and spices.

Polyphenols and anti-oxidants. There is some evidence that certain foods have specific anti-cancer properties via their polyphenol and antioxidant ingredients:

Pomi-T:

The polyphenol rich whole food supplement Pomi-T® has been proven to have a direct anti-cancer effect in men with prostate cancer.

By ensuring adequate intake of polyphenol and anti-oxidant rich foods not only is the initial risk of prostate cancer reduced but some evidence suggests that indolent malignant or pre-malignant cells may not progress into more aggressive types.

products

View as: List  Grid  Sort by Set Descending Direction Show per page
5 Item(s)
BioCare Saw Palmetto Complex... Saw Palmetto with Amino Acids, Beta Sitosterol, Celery Seed & Vitamins.

Regular Price: £23.20

Special Price: £20.99

As low as: £18.99
FSC Formula 600 plus for Men 120Vcaps The premium formula for men looking to help maintain prostate health. Perfectly formulated for men 40+.
£17.34
Quest Saw Palmetto 36mg Extract 90tabs Essential for men as Saw Palmetto has the ability to treat prostate enlargement.
£12.25
Salvestrol Shield 60Vcaps 350 Salvestrol Points per 500mg capsule

Regular Price: £25.00

Special Price: £24.00

As low as: £23.00
Solgar Gold Specifics Prostate... Advanced Phytonutrient & Mineral Formula to support a healthy prostate.
£24.99
View as: List  Grid  Sort by Set Descending Direction Show per page
5 Item(s)
Go to top

Shopping basket

You have no items in your shopping basket.

Free delivery

Free 1st class or courier delivery on orders over £20 to UK, under £3.29.

EUROPE & Ireland: Orders over £100 free, under £10.

REST OF WORLD: Orders over £120 free, under £15.