What is Prostatitis?
Prostatitis is a medical condition that stands for the swelling or inflammation of the prostate gland. If you want to urinate very often and the urination is difficult and painful then you may experience prostatitis. This condition can affect men of all ages but males who are older than 50 are prone to this condition.
What are the Symptoms of Prostatitis?
- Painful ejaculation
- Burning sensation or pain while passing the urine
- Frequent urination
- Cloudy urine
- Pain in the abdomen, groin or lower back
- Pain in the area between rectum and scrotum
- Urgent need to urinate
- Blood in the urine
What are the Causes of Prostatitis?
- Being a middle aged
- Infection in the bladder
- Have HIV or AIDS
- Had a prostate biopsy
- Pelvic trauma or injury
- Used urinary catheter
- Prostatic abscess
- Semen abnormalities
- Bacterial infection of the blood
Homeopathy and prostatitis
Homeopathic remedies give very effective treatment for various prostatic problems including prostatitis and prostate enlargement. Homeopathic medicines can treat acute as well as chronic prostatitis. The homeopathic medicines for prostatitis are made of natural substances and devoid of side-effects.
What are the Homeopathic Medicines for Prostatitis?
Homeopathic mode of treatment gives a permanent cure to a number of prostatic issues such as prostatitis and BPH aka prostate enlargement. There are a number of homeopathic remedies available to cure prostatitis and the selection is based on the particular symptoms of the patient. Top grade homeopathic medicines are Cantharis, Apis, Thuja, Nitric Acid, Staphysagria, Lycopodium and Sabal. The main objective of the natural homeopathic medicine for prostatitis is to give relief to the symptoms and eradicate the root cause of prostatitis.
Best Homeopathic Remedies for Prostatitis
Cantharis – Homeopathic Medicine for Prostatitis with Burning Urination and Drop by Drop Passage
Cantharis is a natural remedy to treat the swelling of the prostate gland when the patient passes urine with a burning sensation and in drops. Extreme burning/scalding is experienced in all three stages of urination: before, during and after passing the urine. The patient has a desire to urinate and it is constant but it passes drop by drop. Blood may also present in the urine. Scalding, burning, smarting with the passing of urine indicates the use of this medicine.
Thuja – Best Homeopathic Treatment for Prostatitis with Urge to Pass Urine Quickly
Thuja is another natural homeopathic medicine for prostatitis where the person is unable to control urine with a sudden desire to pass urine quickly. The patient of Thuja has to rush to empty the bladder. In addition, he may pass urine involuntarily at night. In addition, there may be a history of Syphilis and Gonorrhea affection that is suppressed. Mucus in urine or urine may be foamy-cloudy in nature.
Apis Mellifica – One of the Top Homeopathic Remedies for Prostatitis with Frequent or Burning Urination
Apis Mellifica is one of the best natural homeopathic medicines for acute prostatitis. It is an ideal medicine to cure prostatitis where the patient has a frequent desire to urinate but the process results in burning pain. The person experiences difficulty in retaining urine even for a few seconds. In addition, the patients also describe the nature of pain that is, burning and stinging. The urination is usually scanty. Apis Mellifica is an ideal medicine for prostatitis where patients describe the pain as burning and smarting while passing the last drops of urine.
The urine has a dark color. It is an ideal medicine for prostatitis and provides relief from the burning sensation and also increases the quantity of urine. The patient of Apis Mellifica has a decreased thirst.
Nitric Acid – Homeopathic Medicine for Prostatitis with Burning and Offensive Urine
Acidum Nitricum is the top homeopathic treatment for prostatitis when the passed urine has a highly offensive smell with burning in urethra during urination. The urine passed is scanty in quantity but has a strong offensive odor. The desire to pass urine is frequent but the quantity of urine is insufficient. In addition, the stream is also thin and the patient experiences cold while passing urine. A few patients may experience pus discharges from the urethra.
Chimaphila – Homeopathic Treatment for Prostatitis with Urine Retention
Chimaphila is an effective cure for acute prostatitis when urine retention is present. It is an ideal medicine for patients who have difficulty and severe pain while passing urine. An important symptom to take into account, the patient of this medicine stands with feet wide apart and stooping in a forward direction and he has to put a straining effort to pass a little urine. Scalding and burning during urination may also present. The urine of the patient consists of ropy mucus and blood.
Homeopathic Medicines for Prostatitis with Burning Sensation
There are a number of homeopathic remedies that are useful to control the burning of urine in prostatitis cases. The top rated homeopathic medicines to take into account are Cantharis, Apis Mellifica, Staphysagria and Sarsaparilla.
Cantharis is an ideal homeopathic medicine for prostatitis with burning sensation when it occurs before, during and after urination.
Apis Mellifica is prescribed when the last few drops of urine are burning in nature.
Staphysagria is helpful in cases where the burning sensation occurs when not urinating, the spare time between passing the urine. This is a peculiar symptom to indicate this medicine in prostatitis.
Best Homeopathic Remedies for Prostatitis with Frequent Urination
Sabal Serrulata, Lycopodium and Pulsatilla are top rated homeopathic remedies for chronic prostatitis and they have the ability to control the frequency of urination in prostatitis.
Sabal Serrulata is a natural and renowned homeopathic remedy to treat prostatic problems such as inflamed prostate and enlarged prostate. It is an ideal homeopathic to cure frequent urination, especially at night in cases of prostatitis. The symptom of difficulty in passing urine is also present in these cases.
Lycopodium is another useful homeopathic treatment for prostatitis with frequent urination and it is associated with difficulty in urination followed by backache. Backache may get some relief after urination. Straining effort is required to empty the bladder. The frequency may be present mostly at night.
Pulsatilla is an effective and herbal homeopathic medicine for prostatitis. This medicine is useful when the urge to urinate frequently is experienced on lying down. Burning and pain while passing urine are other symptoms of this medicine.
Homeopathic Medicines for Prostatitis with Scanty & Incomplete Passing of Urine
Cantharis, Solidago and Acidum Nitricum are the best homeopathic medicines to treat prostatitis with scanty and incomplete passage of urine.
Cantharis is prescribed when the patient passes a small quantity of urine with extreme burning. Scanty urine along with blood also indicates the use of this homeopathic medicine.
Solidago is an effective homeopathic remedy for incomplete passage of urine in cases of prostatitis. In addition, it also replaces the use of a catheter. The main characteristic of this medicine is that the person passes urine is clear and offensive in nature. Pain while urination is also present and this symptom guides the use of this medicine. Nitric Acid one of the best homeopathic remedies for scanty urine when it is dark and offensive in nature.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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