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Understanding Prostate Health Essentials for Men Over 40

Reproductive health  •  7 December 2023  • 2 min read



As men enter their 40s, understanding prostate health becomes crucial to their overall well-being.

From staying active to embracing a nutrient-rich diet, these insights are your guide to a thriving future.

Understanding Prostate Health Essentials for Men Over 40.

Many doctors recommend a first prostate exam by age 50 if you have a family history of prostate cancer. A prostate exam is a screening method to detect early prostate cancer signs. It typically includes a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test and a digital rectal exam (DRE).

Common Prostrate Conditions

The three most common culprits concerning prostate health are inflammation (prostatitis), an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH) and prostate cancer. 

Why Prostate Health Matters

The prostate plays a vital role in male reproductive health. A healthy prostate ensures proper urinary function and contributes to overall quality of life. 

Stay Active

Incorporate regular exercise into your routine. Physical activity not only supports prostate health but also helps maintain a healthy weight and reduces the risk of prostate issues.

Fuel Your Body Right

Consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. The antioxidants and nutrients found in these foods can positively impact prostate health.

Hydration for Prostate Wellness

Stay well-hydrated. Proper hydration supports urinary function and helps flush toxins from your body, promoting a healthier prostate.

Prioritize Regular Check-ups

Schedule routine check-ups with your healthcare provider. Early detection and preventive measures are key to maintaining prostate health as you age.

Learn more about your prostrate from our trained specialists. Call toll-free 0800 220 333 WhatsApp 0707713301 or visit one of our clinics near you.



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