Over 30 million American men suffer from an enlarged prostate, also known as Benign
Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH). Millions more die from prostate cancer--it is the leader
in cancer-related death for males. Symptoms
of an enlarged prostate can include frequent urination, night time urination, weak
stream, discomfort during urination, urgency (can't hold it), decreased libido and
sexual performance. Fortunately, there are
effective preventative steps to prevent and even reverse early symptoms. This is
good news for any man who values his health.
Prostate disease is not without bothersome symptoms in most
cases. Men who are suffering with advanced stages of prostate cancer can have
a lot of pain in the prostate region. One way to relieve the pain from an
enlarged prostate is to massage it. Oftentimes this is done by men who don’t
have prostate cancer as well. It is thought to keep the prostate healthy and
The number one reason men will massage or milk their prostate
is because they have chronic prostatitis. This can be very painful indeed.
If the male massages his prostate regularly, the pain will cease for the most part.
This is something most doctors will recommend for those with chronic pain from prostate
cancer or simply from an enlarged prostate.
There are several ways you can massage your prostate.
Doctors will often show you how in their office manually. This can be difficult
to do at home however. They do make specific medical equipment for the purpose
of milking and massaging the prostate. You can learn to do it yourself, in
the privacy of your bathroom or bedroom. It may seem a little odd at first,
but remember that it is a medical procedure that is common for men with chronic
The process is done to stimulate the prostate gland.
This is done to avoid ejaculating or orgasms. However, the process imitates
the hormonal reactions of these occurrences. So, your body will respond hormonally
like you have ejaculated or had an orgasm, without it actually happening. This will
help relieve any buildup or accumulation of fluids in the area.
Some doctors will tell you that milking or massaging the
prostate is not good in your particular case. If there is an infection that
the doctor thinks could spread to other areas of your body upon massaging it, you
may not want to engage in massage of the prostate.
If you find the massage too uncomfortable, there are things
you can do. You can choose to numb the area first with ice. You can
numb the testicle area to make the massage less painful. Many men hate the
feeling of the massage, but need the relief it provides. So, anything you
can do to make the massage more pleasant or tolerable.
So, if you are suffering with a lot of pain from your prostate
cancer or just from prostate enlargement or chronic prostatis, you should talk with your doctor about
prostate massage or prostate milking. Some cultures encourage this type of
technique from a very young age. It is thought to help the prostate stay healthy
and it also thought to prevent prostate cancer in aging men.
Whatever you can do to help your health should be considered.
Being a mature male, you should realize that massage and milking the prostate might
be necessary for your better health.
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