Can Sitz Bath Effectively Treat Chronic Prostatitis?

Date:2020-09-11 click:0

As the rising incidence of prostatitis, many patients are looking for effective treatment. In addition to medication and surgery, sitz bath is often recommended by many doctors. But not every patient knows its working principle and therapeutic effect, and blindly using it may cause more troubles.
A sitz bath with hot water is a helpful method to improve human body, which can increase the local temperature of patients, relax muscles, dilate blood vessels, accelerate blood circulation, promote the dissipation and absorption of local inflammatory issues, which will make patients feel warm and comfortable, then relieve symptoms.
In today’s society, sitz baths are getting more and more popular because they are easy to implement. Without any special medical tools, patients can have a sitz bath at home. The specific method is to add nearly half the water in the bathtub. After urination or defecation, they can quietly sit in the bathtub for 15 to 30 minutes. The water temperature is generally require to be 40~42℃. You should notice that being too hot will kill the sperm in the testicles.
Hot bath is a kind of heat radiation treatment, which can promote blood circulation in prostate. It's suggested to do it once a day, to better relieve frequent urination and discomfort. However, sitz bath is not suitable for every patient with prostatitis. This method is generally not recommended for unmarried and childless young men, because a long time of hot bath can increase testicular temperature and may affect the sperm motility. In severe cases, it may cause other functional and structural changes related to testicles due to accident or nonstandard handling.
To patients with chronic prostatitis, sitz bath can be used as an adjuvant therapy, but should not be relied on too much. The most common method to treat prostatitis is medication. Patients can take herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill to eliminate symptoms and remove discomfort. Sticking to taking the pill can completely cure chronic prostatitis.
What’s more, there are some details you should pay attention to in your daily life, which can help you get better soon.
1. Pay attention to self-care. You should strengthen physical exercise, prevent colds, and actively treat infections in other parts of the body.
2. Develop light diet. You should avoid drinking, smoking and eating spicy food, to prevent prostate congestion. Eating more fruits and vegetables will be helpful for you.
3. Control you sexual life. You should avoid frequent sexual intercourse and abstain from masturbation.
4. Exercise moderately. Don't ride horses, ride bikes or sit for a long time. Office workers should stand up every other one or two hours to relieve prostate congestion.
5. Drink more water in spare time. It can help clean the prostate gland. You should also urinate in time. Holding back urine too often will hurt your bladder and prostate.

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