Why The Elderly Are Susceptible to Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is a very common disease in the field of andrology. Once it occurs, it will not only bring sexual dysfunction but also uremia, which is a serious disease. It is a great threat to patients, and now, more and more aging men are getting prostatitis, why?

1. Excessive smoking and drinking 
Because of the elderly drink and smoke too much in the middle and youth Period, so their prostate is given too much irritation, resulting in the rapid expansion of local capillaries or even hyperemia, which increases the exudation of liquid between cells and tissues, and cell edema, thus causing prostate swelling. If symptoms are not alleviated in time, it may cause prostatitis and cause great inconvenience to their life.
2. Lack of exercise
Lacking exercise, the blood circulation speed of the elderly will slow down relatively, which causes pelvic blood stasis and congestion and edema of local organs and tissues such as the prostate. Besides, it will also lead to physical decline, and the body's immunity will become more inadequate, so it can not effectively resist bacterial infection, leading to prostatitis.
3. Lack of sexual life
As the age increases, the sexual desire and erectile ability decreases, the elderly people are lack of sexual life at this age, which makes them suffer from prostatitis as well as benign prostatic hyperplasia.
4. Decreased immunity
If the immunity decreases, all kinds of microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi can invade into your body. Among them, bacteria are the most common, such as gonococcus and non-gonococcus. According to the survey, prostatitis is associated with autoimmune factors. When there is a local neuroendocrine disorder, resulting in uric acid and other irritant chemicals reflux into the prostate, induced prostatitis.
If prostatitis is not cured for a long time, various symptoms and discomforts will occur, which will also affect sexual function, leading to impotence and premature ejaculation. It can lead to chronic nephritis and uremia. It leads to endocrine disorders and mental disorders. Therefore, we must timely discovery and timely treatment. 
Therapeutic methods are as follows:
1. Antibacterial therapy
2. Anti-inflammatory and analgesics
3. Physiotherapy
For example, microwave, radiofrequency, ultrashort wave, mediumwave, and hot water hip bath can relax prostatic, posterior urethral smooth muscle and pelvic floor muscle, strengthen antimicrobial efficacy and relieve pain symptoms.
4. Alpha-receptor antagonists
5. Surgical treatment
There are many treatments for prostatitis, but if the condition is not serious, conservative treatment is recommended because of the surgical trauma is huge, the recovery of elderly patients will be slower due to their body condition. 
First, it is reminded that patients to develop good living habits. In daily life, it is crucial to keep a balance between work and rest, preventing the immune decline caused by irregular life or overwork. Secondly, in diet, patients need to avoid eating spicy food, promote a low-fat diet, eat more cereals, nuts, and vegetables, supplement vitamin C, E and zinc. In addition, we should try to avoid caffeine, tobacco and alcohol stimulation. Smoking and spicy food will not induce prostatitis, but it is not conducive to the treatment and will aggravate the condition. 

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