As far as men’s health is concerned, as a community, we need to more, we need to be better and we especially need to take a proactive approach to bringing vital health concerns to the surface. Gone are the days where men’s health is taboo and where men are shamed to discuss important topics concerning their health and wellbeing, one such topic is the prostate. With the help of the internet and pharmaceutical industry influence, this common health concern has been slowing bearing its ugly head to the surface, but can we do more? The simple answer is YES. We need to educate the community and share information freely so that solitude and shame are no longer a common trend and additional fears for men facing such challenges.

What is prostate?

Prostate (gr. prostátēs) gland is a complex part of the male reproductive system located low in the pelvis, between the bladder and the rectum; it partly surrounds the urethra (urethra) conducting urine from the bladder through the penis. Prostate function is the secretion of a slightly alkaline, milky white fluid that usually makes about 30% of the seed volume together with the sperm and the semen fluid.

Liquid (secretion from the prostate) plays a protective role in sperm nutrition on their way to female ovarian cells in the uterus and fertilization. Therefore, we can conclude that one of the fundamental functions of the prostate is closely related to male fertility.

The prostate, like most human organs changes with our chronological age. Some of the most common changes that can are observed in the prostate and generally start to become issues during a man’s fourth century, are various forms of inflammation (prostatitis) and indications of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

The prostate is in direct contact with the urethra and bladder, and thus plays a very important role in the fertility. However, one should not be distracted from the fact that a good part of people often do not disagree with sexuality. It’s important to outline that problems associated with urinary functions, especially those associated with male erectile dysfunction, are often the cause of loss of self-confidence and a sense of shaky masculinity, leading to worries and fears that often lack the root in reality. If are experiencing difficulties during urination or have concerns about prostate problems, please contact your doctor immediately for further testing, as with any health issue; prevention is the best cure.

Prostate anatomy

Needless to say, but let’s state the obvious, only men have prostate. The prostate is a gland the size of a walnut and it is found low in the pelvis, between the bladder and the rectum. With the back of the prostate there are two small glands known as semen bubbles. The prostate is made of a multitude of tiny gingival creams and their canals. Its first enlargement is experienced at the beginning of puberty and continues to grow (generally) until the chronological age of 20. The second stage of prostate change begins in the fifth decade of life when about 35% of men are facing their first problems with this gland.

The urethra is a part of the prostate, and in that part of the urethra, there are small openings through which the secretions of the seminal vesicles and sperm pass, thus combining secretion from the prostate – sperm (ejaculation). One of the basic functions performed by the prostate is the production of a large amount of liquid in the seed. Prostate secretion, together with seed bubbles, protects and performs the nutritional function of the sperm path to the female ovarian cell.

Considering that the urethra passes through the middle of the prostate, any major prostatic changes (such as inflammation, prostatitis and benign enlargement) as a result of impaired urination. Inflammatory diseases, such as acute prostatitis, are perhaps not surprisingly often characterised and seen in younger men, while benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and other more severe prostate diseases usually do not manifest before fifties.

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