SPONSORED: Your prostate and you

Father and son playing together on sofa in living room. Man lifting up his boy. Family staying at home due to pandemic COVID-19.
Father and son playing together on sofa in living room. Man lifting up his boy. Family staying at home due to pandemic COVID-19.

Statistics prove that approximately one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.

This means that paying attention to prostate health is something all men should take seriously.

The prostate gland is located just below the bladder and is about the size of a walnut, although it becomes larger as men grow older. Its function is to produce semen, which transports sperm out of the body.

There are mainly three conditions relating to the prostate: 

1. Benign prostate hypertrophy 
This is a condition where the prostate becomes enlarged, usually in older men. It is not life-threatening but makes it difficult for patients to pass urine.

2. Prostate infection affects mostly younger men and is treated with antibiotics.

3. Prostate cancer, which is treatable when detected early, makes regular checkups and blood tests vital.

How can you maintain prostate health?

The first and most important measure is, as we have mentioned, to go for regular checkups by your doctor. The doctor can conduct a physical exam or request a blood test for the prostate-specific antigen.

Apart from regular checkups, prostate health is directly linked to your general health and wellbeing. This means that stress management and regular exercise are very important.

Your diet also plays a very important part in keeping your prostate healthy. Fresh and preferably raw fruit and vegetables contain important nutrients like antioxidants to keep you healthy.

Unfortunately, many of us struggle to maintain a healthy diet, and even when we do, the nutritional value of foods isn’t always what it should be due to modern farming methods. This is where a product like Vascamen can assist you in keeping your sexual and reproductive, immune, and circulatory systems healthy.

Vascamen is a natural daily supplement formulated especially for men and contains ingredients to support male health in general. It contains, amongst other ingredients, lycopene (the red colouring in tomatoes) that has been proven to benefit the prostate.

Vascamen is available from Clicks, DisChem, and all other pharmacies. 

Take a step towards improving your health. Try Vascamen.

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