Every winter, prostate hyperplasia tends to get worse, becoming unspeakable for middle-aged and elderly men. In fact, eating more onions and garlic can also prevent prostate hyperplasia.
According to epidemiological investigations, the incidence of benign prostatic hyperplasia is higher in Western countries, and less in Asia, especially in China. Experts believe that this may be related to people's frequent consumption of onions and garlic. Therefore, foreign medical experts conducted investigations and found that the ingredients in onions and garlic can inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol, and the level of cholesterol is directly related to the synthesis of steroid hormones and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Therefore, regular consumption of onions and garlic is great for preventing benign prostatic hyperplasia. benefit.
For patients with prostate hyperplasia, taking garlic extracts (mainly allicin)-containing products (such as garlic powder, garlic tablets, garlic oil capsules, etc.) can also effectively improve the symptoms of hyperplasia. Not only that, people who consume a small amount of onion and garlic vegetables (such as onions, shallots, sugar garlic, leeks, etc.) every day can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by 50%. This has also been confirmed in the theory of traditional Chinese medicine. It is believed that alliums and garlic can relieve the stagnation of cold qi and help to circulate blood qi for people with congestion, proliferative diseases, and people who are prone to stasis.
If some people don't like to eat onion and garlic, they can boil the garlic in water and add it when cooking. This can also achieve the effect of health protection and prevent the spicy stimulation of eating garlic directly. Generally, the consumption of 2 to 3 cloves of garlic per day is sufficient. But because allium and garlic are still irritating, it is best not to eat or to eat less for patients suffering from prostatitis, hemorrhoids, ulcers, eye diseases (keratitis, conjunctivitis, etc.), and gastric mucosal damage.