Although the prostate is known to grow as men age with no known cause, there are some things you can do to care for your prostate. Current research suggests that eating fruits and vegetables more often may help, especially when they are rich in anti-oxidants. Additionally, frequent bathroom breaks can help to relieve pressure and discomfort in the prostate. Ensuring that you are active daily is also believed to help the prostate by reducing strain and increasing blood flow.

Finally, some medications may be needed to help the prostate retain an optimal size. Some of these are found in multi-vitamin and supplement form, but others may require a prescription. Before taking any medication or supplement, discuss the specifics of your healthcare needs with your doctor. You should also consult your health with your doctor before changing your diet or before beginning any new exercise regimen.

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