Prevention of prostatitis in men at home: medications and exercises

Prostatitis develops after forty, and sometimes thirty years, when a man is more active at work and in the family, and the decrease in power can significantly undermine his self-confidence, not only on the love front, but in all areas. of life. Prostatitis itself is not contagious, but one of its causes is that sexually transmitted infections can spread to a patient's sexual partners.

Main reasons

pain in a man with prostatitis

There are several factors that contribute to the development of prostatitis and the consequent reduction in potency:

  • Stagnation in the prostate gland. This is one of the main causes of prostatitis. Irregular or untidy sex life contributes to the stagnation of the secret and sedentary lifestyle, lack of physical activity cause stagnation of blood. The result of both processes is the same - swelling of the prostate gland, increased pressure on it and violation of its functions (production of secretion and regulation of ejaculation).
  • Uncomfortable temperature conditions of the external genitalia. Overheating and hypothermia negatively affect men's health, tight underwear and uncomfortable pants also have a bad effect on activity. All this reduces the viability of sperm.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections. This is another risk factor for having a sex life. The onset of the infection in the background of congestion in the prostate leads to inflammation, sometimes with serious consequences.

Prevention measures

Prevention of prostatitis in men should begin in childhood with the development of hygiene skills in boys, the ability to choose the right underwear and clothing over time. These are the main points that will allow you to be less prone to harmful effects on the prostate in the future.

In young men and adult men, the prevention of prostatitis consists of a regular sex life, preferably with the same partner, exercise and a healthy diet. It is important to get tested regularly for sexually transmitted infections and to treat them early, especially if the man has frequent unprotected sex. It should not be protected by the method of intermittent sexual intercourse - this leads to stagnation of prostate secretion, in addition, it is far from the most reliable method of contraception.

There are special exercises to prevent prostatitis, they are quite simple and most can be done without getting up from the chair. The essence of these exercises is to strain and relax different muscle groups of the perineum, thus eliminating the stagnation of blood in the prostate gland and other organs of the small pelvis. Hiking, running, squatting, sports games (football, volleyball, basketball) are also useful, in winter - skiing and skating.

running to prevent prostatitis

Drugs used to increase potency, such as the well-known Viagra, can also be considered to prevent prostatitis in men, but only if the dosage is strictly adhered to. Overdose, as well as the use of Viagra without subsequent sexual intercourse, on the other hand, leads to stagnation of prostate secretion and increases the risk of prostatitis. The drugs used in our country for the prevention of prostatitis and the increase of activity have the status of dietary supplements, ie they are not considered drugs and are not subject to certification. These include domestic products such as Men Support and Prost Plus, US drugs - So Palmetto and Pro Formula and more.

To prevent the chronic transmission of acute prostatitis, it is important to treat sexually transmitted infections in a timely and complete manner, to avoid unprotected sexual intercourse with casual partners, and to treat acute prostatitis in a timely manner.


If prostatitis is diagnosed, it is necessary to treat it as soon as possible, because acute prostatitis that has not been treated in time tends to become chronic. To do this, use medicines that are available in tablets. In addition, anal suppositories are used - they relieve inflammation in acute prostatitis or chronic exacerbations, reduce prostate swelling due to congestion, anesthetize the surrounding tissues and help to deliver the active substance to the prostate faster through the prostate wall. the right one. You can take them as directed by your doctor, even at home.

Corrective prostate massage is also used to treat and prevent prostatitis. The simplest method is digital, when the index finger or middle finger is inserted into the rectum in a glove lubricated with a special water-based lubricant, the lower lobe of the prostate is identified by touch and a lot of intense pressure is exerted on it. The upper parts of the gland are not affected during the massage. Due to the inconvenience of the finger method and the disgust associated with it, there are prostate massage simulators.

Do not lose their value and exercises to prevent prostatitis, speed up the healing process and is also the prevention of chronic prostatitis, which can occur with acute prostatitis that has not been completely cured.

Treatment of prostatitis at home includes a healthy diet - vegetables rich in fiber, lean meat and fish, plenty of fluids, alcohol restriction, especially beer. Moderate physical activity and regular sexual activity are desirable. Folk remedies are used: absorption balls of pumpkin seeds and honey, elderberry juice, decoctions of hazelnut leaves and bark, chestnut shells. And yet the recommendations described are more about preventing prostatitis in men than treating it. Folk remedies allow you to maintain health and well-being more.

All methods of prevention and treatment of prostatitis are effective in combination, the use of any drug will not give immediate effect, so it is important to use them together and best of all - according to the doctor's instructions.