• tina frazier tina frazier
    September 11, 2008
    enlarged prostate treatment
    tina frazier tina frazier
    September 11, 2008

    my father is 55 and has enlarged prostate problem and bad legs. for the heat therapy can he use a heating pad to sit on instead of hot baths? he is unable to get in and out o the tub.

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  • shp.jc September 13, 2008
    shp.jc
    September 11, 2008

    I'm 38 and have an enlarged prostate.  But after visits to several urologists over the years, it seems the root cause for me -- and for many others -- is diet.

     

    Suggest your father cut the following from his diet for 1 month (1000% strict):

     

    * Caffeine (including decaf coffees and teas)

    * Chocolate

    * Spicy food

    * Ginger

    * Alcohol

     

    and see if it helps.

     

    Also, you may be able to find a special "Sitz bath" that is fixed to the toilet that allows you to soak the prostate without getting into the tub.

     

     

     

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