Prostate cancer is a serious disease that affects the prostate, that walnut-sized gland responsible for producing semen. It is the most common non-skin cancer among men and the second-leading cause of cancer death in men. The cause of this malignant menace remains unknown but experts suggest it is likely to be a complex mix of multiple factors including age, genetics, race, diet and lifestyle.
If the prospect of incontinence, erectile dysfunction and testicular pain (the common symptoms of prostate cancer) scare you, start taking care of your jizz-maker while you still can. While we cannot stop the aging process or alter our genetic makeup, we can very much change some aspects of our lifestyle to lower our risk to prostate cancer. We list down some preventative measures that will help keep your precious gland in tip top shape and lethal cancer at bay. Continue reading →