Today, people are seeking ayurvedic treatment for severe problems such as cancer, heart problems, diabetes, and other such fatal problems. Prostate cancer is a disease that is caused to men usually in the middle-age. The problems worsen as they grow older. A person with prostate cancer cannot survive. It is an organ made of fibro-muscular tissues. The prostate is enlarged which is caused due to imbalance pf three energies namely fire, water and air. Usually, such persons experience excessive urination, weak urinary system, or they experience pain after urinating.
Screening tests and medicines for prostate cancer
A person suffering from prostate cancer should undergo screening and then aggressive therapies such as radiation therapy to kill the cancerous cells or hormone therapy. The hormone therapy aims to reduce the production of testosterone of the bodies and reduce the growth of cancerous cells. When the symptoms are severe, then the doctors also recommend cryosurgery or cryoabation to kill the cancerous cells. The doctors usually recommend ultrasound or chemotherapy, surveillance or some therapies for prevention.
Ayurveda and prostate cancer
The best ayurvedic treatment for prostate cancer is recommended for patients which includes balancing of three doshas namely kapha, pitta and vaca. According to the study of Ayurveda, prostate cancer is caused due to three problems or doshas namely pitta, vata, and kapha. The herbs that stimulate the circulatory system should be consumed for quick stagnation of blood and to release the toxins from the body.
Certain herbs and minerals are recommended to energize the patients who feel extremely weak. Some of them even undergo Panchkarma therapy to kill the toxins of the body. They recommend restoration through intake of rasayanas.
To cure prostate cancer, the following five tips are used.
Ayurveda for prostate cancer includes ayurvedic essential oils should be used which are concentrated. These pure oils are extracts from plants, prepared from certain oils such as sandalwood, turmeric, that are proved effective to eradicate 90% of the cancerous cells and they are made of certain anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive properties.
The patients suffering from prostate cancer should also perform regular Yogasanas such as Sarvangasana, Sinhasana, kapalbhati, and Pranayama that help in healing.
The patient should also follow healthy ayurvedic diet by choosing low glycemic foods such as fresh juicy fruits, consuming cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower that contain anti-cancer properties that includes the presence of indole-3-carbinol that acts as an anti-androgen substance that produces cancerous cells. This problem occurs by consuming food with low glycemic content such as juicy fruits or by adding turmeric to the food. Curcumin is a substance that arrests the growth of cancerous cells into the body. Due to the presence of garlic and selenium in the diet, patients are able to cure the prostate cancer. They should not consume food that contains animal fats and excessive proteins.
Preferably such patients should consume fresh food that is freshly brought from the farm such as carrots, cantaloupe spinach, and sweet potato. They comprise of several antioxidants that help in fighting different cancerous diseases and they strengthen the immune system. Some of the ayurvedic herbs are used for balancing the doshas are vata, kapha and pitta and they are most effective for prostate cancer. This problem causes variation in the pitta and they include hog weed, barley, khus khus etc.