Prostate Problems 

Conventional methods of treatment versus Natural methods!  More and more people are looking towards the natural way instead of the conventional way – chemo.  Hormone imbalances due to environmental toxins, especially the ‘xeno-estrogens’ are said to be a major contributor to prostate problems.  Progesterone and prostate problems are linked through the action of estrogen.  Natural progesterone is a powerful antagonist to these chemical poisons.

Symptoms for prostate cancer are:

  • enlargement
  • small urethras
  • inflammation
  • urination more frequent
  • cell changes leading to cancer

Changes can be linked to a rise in estrogen and di-hydrotestosterone and a drop in testosterone.  Increased fatty tissue in means breasts and reduction of facial hair indicate that estrogen levels have risen.  High levels of di-hydrotestosterone have been linked to prostate enlargement and cancer.

Essential video viewing for every man over 40!

Progesterone is vital for men’s health – it’s not only for women.  The testes make between 5 to 15mg of this hormone continuously.  This then converts into testosterone and other hormones, including estrogen.

Some researchers believe that the drop in progesterone levels due to aging and the increase of environmental estrogen is the cause of these problems.  Progesterone protects men against excessive estrogen especially xeno-estrogens and di-hydrotestosterone.  As little as 20mg daily is enough to reduce an enlarged prostate to normal.  Those suffering from prostate cancer have responded to 100mg/day, all is dependant on symptoms, more maybe needed.    It is being used more and more these days as it is safe and has NO toxic side effects.  Progesterone is an excellent anti-inflammatory and will help with inflammation, it will return if progesterone is stopped.

Men may also experience Estrogen Dominance symptoms - PLEASE read about this.  We all suffer from it, male and female as there is over 100 estrogen mimics in our environment today - see here.

 

Please see this video - Vitamin D Reduces Prostate Cancer Associated Lesions

 

As always diet plays a big part but try to include the following:

  • Omega 3 – take 15 to 75ml a day of flax seed oil
  • Zinc
  • the herb saw palmetto
  • Anti-oxidants – especially vitamins A, C, E and selenium
  • Vitamin D is extremely important

NOTE:  Dr John R Lee points out that research cautions that too much progesterone in men can prevent sperm maturation possibly acting as a contraceptive. Since both progesterone and testosterone work to build new bone, progesterone can be useful for castrated men (common procedure for prostate cancer) click here

The same applies to testosterone.   Please take note of the following:

Little change was found in self-reported sexual and aggressive behaviours during the study. There was a trend toward increased arousal and spontaneous erections during testosterone administration, but this did not reach statistical significance. Frequency of sexual intercourse, masturbation, and kissing and fondling did not change, nor was the subjects' satisfaction in their relationships affected by testosterone administration. click here

Lastly, more and more evidence is pointing to Vitamin D deficiency.  Please have your vitamin D level tested.  So many health issues can be addressed because of it!!!  Please take the time to read through my page on Vitamin D, the videos are long but will worth the view.

 

References

Vitamin D Reduces Levels of Ki67 in Prostate Cancer Cells

GADD45 : a New Vitamin D -  Regulated Gene that is nti Proliferative in Prostate Cancer Cells

Association between serum 25(OH)D and death from prostate cancer