Prostate, prostata, — unpaired organ of glandular and smooth muscle tissue. Located in the lower part of the cavity of small pelvis under the bladder, between it, the front wall of the rectum and the forefoot of the urogenital diaphragm. Iron covers the initial part of the urethra, his prostate part.
Polietiologic disease resulting from proliferation of the glandular zone of the prostate, called benign prostatic hyperplasia. The danger of this disease lies in the fact that there is a serious difficulty with the normal ability to empty the bladder. The reason is that the urethra, which is excreted urine, is next to the prostate gland. Therefore, in the absence of treatment, an enlarged prostate compresses the urethra. Thus, a man may so start the disease that the other way, as a complete or partial removal of the organ will not. To prevent the requirement of surgical treatment, you should adhere to proper conservative treatment.
Indications for treatment
When confirmed the diagnosis of adenoma of the prostate, is primarily determined by conservative medical treatment. Therapy drugs can be used if there is no kidney problems. Additional indications for treatment include:
- relapses after surgical treatment, which was manifested at a later time;
- old age;
- when the patient emphatically applies to surgical intervention;
- the initial stage of the disease and the small size of the prostate.
Contraindications is a violation of urinary functions. You also can not use medication, if the remaining urine is in the amount of more than one hundred milliliters. Among other contraindications there are:
- the presence of blood specks in the urine;
- if the bladder stones;
- if there is acute urinary retention.
Attention! After a detailed examination, the doctor only needs to do the selection of medication. In case of BPH to self-medicate is strictly prohibited. It is not recommended to take self-medication to relieve symptoms, it can greatly exacerbate the clinical picture.
The benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment drugs
Prostate adenoma is by nature a benign neoplasm. Since education has a benign nature, that metastasis does not occur, so the disease is amenable to conservative treatment.
|Group of drugs||Brief characteristics|
|Androgenic drugs||The basis of therapy for BPH are always androgens. These drugs are doing a great job with the first symptoms. In the composition of the androgens is testosterone, it can affect urinary function. It is important to note that androgens are not able to stop the growth of tumor, therefore medical observation is necessary. The course of treatment and the necessity of taking androgens is defined only by the doctor because overdose of testosterone may have a negative impact on the course of the disease. The first course of treatment lasts not more than one month (dosage is attributed to post-test)|
|Antiandrogen drugs||Are drugs that can stop tumor growth. Unfortunately, during treatment the tool there is bad side effect – reduced potency. The duration of therapy is three months, while the drug is administered only once a week|
|Antiinflammatory and diuretics||This group of drugs is appointed in order to facilitate the process of excreting urine from the body. They can be used in order to relieve symptoms and improve the condition, but not for treatment of the disease. Additionally, the complex with these medications, your doctor may prescribe vitamins. The duration and dosage determined by the attending physician based on the individual characteristics of the disease|
|Suppositories||The great influences on the prostate the use of rectal suppositories. Determined that this type of medicines is one of the most effective in effect on a sick body. With the introduction of candles into the rectum, drugs exert maximum effect on the prostate gland. In the composition of the suppository can be antibacterial agents, anti-inflammatory agent, propolis, cocoa butter. Regular use of suppositories is characterized by the following results: eliminates the inflammatory process of the prostate; prevents tumor growth; restores the main function of the genitourinary system|
It is important! During treatment, be sure to use rectal suppositories, which minimize the risk of acute urinary retention in the body. Thus, it is possible to delay surgery or prevent it completely.
Treatment with alpha blockers
This group of drugs is appointed in order to reduce blood pressure in the body. Additionally, blood flow is stimulated and the muscles that are in the bladder, to relax. Thus, it is possible to eliminate the symptom of difficult urination.
Caution! Alpha-blocker will only eliminate the unpleasant symptoms but is not able to affect the growth of adenomas, so they can't be used as a primary drug. Besides, the main side effects are headache and constant nausea.
Treatment with an inhibitor of 5-α-reductase
If a man diagnosed with the large size of the prostate gland, he prescribed inhibitors of 5-alpha-reductase. The main property of these drugs – reduced the prostate and minimizing symptoms. The duration of treatment in this case, it takes several months.
However, these drugs can not always completely get rid of the manifestations of the disease, because the size of the prostate may not correspond to complications.
In addition, there are the following side effects:
- frequent headaches;
- retrograde ejaculation.
Antagonists of the muscarinic receptors
Traditionally used to treat disorders of urination, the cause of which lies in the violation of the innervation of the bladder. The main principle of their action is a violation of the conduction for the fibers of the parasympathetic nervous system and, consequently, reducing the severity of disorders of the cumulative phase.
After the diagnosis of the organism and evaluation of the clinical picture of the specialist, selected individually the course of medical therapy. Treatment of BPH the patient should be treated with all seriously and do not apply independently of any contentious medications.
For example, on the Internet you can find a lot of advertising, which guarantees fast and efficiently to help cure BPH. There is a very popular drug ASD. But few people know that this tool is used exclusively in veterinary medicine and cases of death of animals after treatment of ASD is not enough. Some patients that have taken this drug claim that it operates on the placebo effect. Traditional therapy for BPH has no such serious side effects and no harm to the health, so it is best not to experiment with unknown medicines.
All products are selected by the attending physician, as some medicines can give side effects that much worse will be taken by the patient, rather than the symptoms of the adenoma. Do not forget that in the period of therapy should always be under the supervision of a specialist and to track changes in the prostate gland.
To therapy gave rapid positive effect it is recommended to use in combination with traditional treatment. There are many herbs which make tinctures, which is not less effective to affect the condition of the prostate. Among them it is worth to mention the most effective:
- Propolis tincture. This medicine is one of the strongest anti-inflammatory drugs in the prostate adenoma. To prepare the candle will need 50 grams of propolis, ethanol (200 milliliters). Propolis is evaporated in alcohol followed by 0.2 grams of the finished substance and add to the cocoa butter. Each night a candle is inserted into the rectum. The duration of treatment will be for one month with a repeated course of conduct.
- Infusion of aspen bark. You must infuse 100 grams of dry raw material per 200 ml of alcohol or vodka for fourteen days. Ready infusion taken three times a day for twenty drops diluted in water. The tool is taken half an hour before a meal. The duration of therapy is three weeks.
Do not forget that even herbs can have contraindications, so every treatment method should be consistent with a specialist.