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Prostate Hyperplasia


Prostate problems can become a serious issue for men after their 60s. The prostate gland is a small gland only found in men. It opens into the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis) and sits just below the bladder and vas deferens (a pair of ducts through which sperm passes before ejaculation). The prostate gland helps with the production of semen (the fluid that transports sperm). It produces a thick, white fluid that is liquefied by a special protein called prostate-specific antigen. The fluid is mixed with sperm, produced by the testicles, to create semen.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia:

The prostate is located in the area of the body that is governed by Apana vata, which includes the colon, lower abdomen, elimination, and reproductive areas. Due to the fact that the prostate is governed by Apana Vata, whatever aggravates Apana Vata creates pressure on the prostate. According to Ayurveda, our vata dosha increases as we age. The later stage of life is known as the Vata kala. This also contributes to BPH.


Enlargement of the prostate is caused by vitiated Apana vata, which may be due to –

  • Controlling the urge of urination
  • Controlling the urge of defecation
  • Overindulgence in sexual activity.
  • Consuming dry, very cold and less quantity of food
  • General weakness
  • Improper dietary habits leading to Indigestion
  • Lack of inadequate fluids in the body
  • Excessive alcohol intake or caffeinated beverages
  • Weak immune system
  • Inflammation of the prostate gland


  • Difficulties at the onset of urination, dribbling of urine, especially after urinating and a sense of not emptying the bladder completely.
  • Difficulty controlling the urination urge.
  • Feeling a burning sensation/pain when passing urine.
  • Excessive urination at night

Line of Treatment:

  • Balancing the Apana Vata

Treatments – The treatment modalities include panchakarma, external therapies, internal medications, Activities, Advice of food and lifestyle changes.

  • Panchakarma – Virechana, Basti
  • Externally – Abhyanga, Chakra Basti
  • Internally – Mutrala (Diuretics)
  • Vatanulomana (Which regulates the flow of Vata)


  • Specific Asanas, Panayamas, meditation


  • Reduce the intake of water after 6.00 pm.
  • Warm, cooked, easily digestible, light but nourished foods are a good diet.
  • Lifestyle changes:  specific to the individual’s constitution, nature of work and geographical conditions.



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