Symptoms of prostatitis in men use Avodart

About 40 - 60% of patients urological clinics - are patients with chronic prostatitis. Symptoms of prostatitis in men are often the cause of depression and mental changes

The disease, which affects one in three men over 25 - 30 years, not life-threatening, but the complexity of its diagnosis and treatment are responsible for long-term chronic and often lead to disability. The idea of ​​the prostate functions, mechanisms and causes of inflammation allow to correctly understand the symptoms and the need for timely treatment.

The functional significance of the prostate

Its main feature - a specific fluid secretion (secret) 40 - 50 glands, which form the body of the entire glandular tissue. Secret 90 - 95% of water and essential micronutrients, phospholipids, amino acids, spermine, semen imparts a peculiar odor, enzymes, proteins, citric acid and fructose. All components have their purpose and strictly balanced.

The secret of the prostate provides:

Formation and maintenance of a neutral or weakly alkaline medium in the urethra and semen. This environment provides the ability to live sperm.

Dilution of sperm required to prevent adhesion of spermatozoa to each other and to ensure their advancement. During sexual intercourse takes place with a mixture of semen juice prostate.

The viability of sperm: contained secret materials are a breeding ground for germ cells, so that they may be in for a few days in the female genital organs until fertilization.

Urogenital system protection against infection with zinc, spermine, polyamines and immunoglobulin A. The zinc concentration in the prostate 100 times higher than in other organs. It has a pronounced antimicrobial activity, accumulates in the form of iron and protein complexes in semen is in the free state; polyamines spermine and also possess high antibacterial activity, and immunoglobulins involved in the immune defense of the prostate and the urethra.

The main cause of inflammation of the prostate is getting into its pathogenic and opportunistic microbes. In 60% - is E. coli. Recent studies confirmed the role of the participation of gonococcal and trichomoniasis infections in inflammation. In case of violation of a protective barrier gland and reducing local immune defense is also possible penetration of such infections as yeast-like, mycoplasma and ureaplasma, herpes virus and cytomegalovirus, microorganisms that cause respiratory diseases (for oral-genital contact method), the intestinal microflora (in the case of anal sex) .

In diseases of tuberculosis mycobacteria possible dissemination through the bloodstream into the prostate. Isolated cases of tuberculous prostatitis occur but are rare.