Written By REBECCA ENDICOTT
Prostate health is a difficult topic to talk about, and lots of men would prefer to avoid it completely. After all, it can be kind of embarrassing to talk about intimate and personal health problems.
Still, it’s really important for men everywhere to get comfortable with their prostates.
Knowing how the prostate works (and identifying signs that something is wrong) can make a huge difference in quality of life.
Men over the age of 50 should be particularly careful. Prostate issues aren’t a common problem for younger men, but men who are middle-aged or older need regular checks to make sure everything is working just right.
One major, scary issue to consider is prostate cancer, which affects about 1 in 7 men.
Fortunately, as Ben Stiller explained when he revealed he once had prostate cancer, it’s a very treatable illness if caught early on.
In fact, most prostate health conditions are very treatable. It’s good to know all the signs and symptoms, so that you can catch any growing problem early and nip it in the bud.