The prostate is a gland, a little bigger than a chestnut, which lies below and in front of the bladder. It plays a very important role in the production of seminal fluid and in all immune defense mechanisms. The prostate may unfortunately be the target of several pathologies that can seriously affect the quality of life of those who suffer from it, and this can happen at all ages.
The most common prostate diseases are:
All inflammation affecting the prostate can manifest in various symptoms such as the need to urinate often, pains, burning during urination or ailments related to sexual response. The specialist can do a proper diagnosis with a direct clinical examination and carefully analyze the clinical history of the patient as well as the results of all the laboratory tests performed. Prostate inflammation can be cured with drugs but also by changing and adopting a healthy lifestyle which would include a balanced diet.