Why Prostatitis Reoccurs Mostly in Winter?

Author: John
Time: 2019/8/12 17:47:30

According to statistics, prostatitis and its complications show a high incidence trend in winter. Long-lost symptoms like frequent urination and urgent urination appear again for those sedentary office workers.  So what is the cause of this phenomenon?


Cold weather restrains sweat which will reduce the amount of water drinking. Less water intake will reduce the amount of urination and slow down the metabolic rate of human body. In this occasion, people would rather to stay indoors than to do outdoor exercise. Sitting comfortably in sofa or in front of the computer, watching TV, playing games or working dedicatedly, people usually forget the time and keep sitting for a long time. 

This put a long-term pressure on prostatitis, leading to local congestion, edema, and then prostatic inflammation.

Cold also makes sympathetic nerve excitability increases. Sympathetic nervous excitement contracts prostate which increases the urethral pressure. The changes of the urethral condition will aggravate the deposition of prostatic fluid, leading to the relapse of prostatitis and associated symptoms, such as frequent urination, urgent urination, perineal and testicular pain.

Meanwhile, men won’t pay much attention to keep warm in autumn and winter. They don’t like wearing much and don’t care if sitting on an ice-cold place. These unhealthy habits make cold easier to invade the body. The cold will weaken your immunity and that may lead to the recurrence of congestion on the prostate gland. Especially for men who have already suffered from prostatitis, the symptoms are high likely to relapse in winter.

So, how to protect your prostates in winter? There are several suggestions may help you.

1. Drink more water

Remind yourself to drink more water intentionally and urinate more. This will help to eliminate harmful metabolite. A suitable water intake should be 2-2.5L every day. Patients with CVD or kidney and liver disease should drink as per doctor’s suggestion.

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2.  Avoid long-time sitting

Office workers should pay more attention to the prevention of prostatitis in winter. Don't sit in chair for long. Stand up, take a little exercise or just rest for 5 to 10 minutes per hour to avoid being sedentary.

3.  Develop good habits

A healthy lifestyle benefits you a lot. Always remember to keep warm in winter, quit smoking and alcohol, and avoid spicy food. Moderate exercise can accelerate blood circulation and enhance immunity, so put exercise on you schedule. Take bath and change clothes frequently, especially the underwear. Keep your clothes clean and dry and do the laundry in time to avoid bacterial breeding.

4.  Timely treatment

Once frequent urination, urgent urination, burning pain of urethra, dysuria, and incomplete urination occur, beware of prostatitis. Go to specialist clinic to get a timely treatment is recommended. Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill is a natural herbal medicine used to treat prostatitis and associated symptoms. It is safe and effective, and is trusted by thousands of patients.

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