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Foods that Make Prostatitis Worse

As an inflammation of the prostate gland, prostatitis especially chronic nonbacterial prostatitis is a disease that is related to daily diet and behaviors very, there are many foods that may make prostatitis symptoms worse that prostatitis patients should aviod. 

 
Every man is different, so he may not be as severely bothered by some of these foods and beverages as much as someone else. Nor will avoiding these items cure his prostatitis. However, research has shown that men with prostatitis are most affected by these 5 foods and beverages, and that eliminating or significantly limiting them may provide symptom relief.
 
. Spicy chili foods
The secret ingredient shared by the foods in this category is capsaicin, a substance found in chili peppers (Capsicum frutescens) that has been associated with disorders such as interstitial cystitis (a painful bladder condition) and irritable bowel syndrome. The varieties of peppers high in capsaicin include cayenne, spur or Tabaco peppers, and green or red chili peppers. It’s best for prostatitis patients to avoid foods and condiments containing capsaicin, such as chili, tabasco sauce, and the mentioned peppers themselves.
 
. Coffee or caffeine beverages
As there are some researches say that coffee is good for health, prostatitis patients should leave away from coffee or caffeine beverages. Caffeinated coffee can irritate the urinary tract, including the bladder, and increase urinary frequency and urgency. Caffeine also can irritate the walls of the bladder, causing inflammation and discomfort. Men who are prone to urinary tract infections are especially vulnerable to bladder discomfort and pain. Although decaffeinated coffee virtually eliminates caffeine, coffee still has various acids that can irritate the urinary tract. 
 
Black tea typically contains less caffeine than coffee, but people can still experience effects similar to those of a cup of joe. In fact, tea was named as one of the five most bothersome foods by men with chronic prostatitis who participated in a survey conducted by a team at Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine. If you do drink tea, choose decaffeinated and preferably green or white teas. Better yet, select an herbal tea such as hibiscus or herbal teas that may help improve blood circulation, including ginkgo biloba, ginger, and bilberry.
 
.Alcoholic beverages
Any alcoholic beverage that contains more than 3.2 percent alcohol can irritate the bladder, which in turn can cause more disconfort or pain in prostatitis. Someone may say that 3.2 percent is such a low alcoholic content, it eliminates virtually most available beverages, so it is a wise choice to skip the alcohol for prostatitis patients.
 
Those are foods that make prostatitis worse. In fact, men who are recovering from prostatitis should not eat too much foods mentioned above.

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