Prostatitis is a common disease affecting men of all ages. It is often classified into acute bacterial prostatitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis and chronic noninfectious prostatitis, yet these different conditions share almost the same symptoms including frequent and urgent urination, painful urination, pain in the pelvis and genital area, fever, chills, nausea and vomiting.
In terms of acute bacterial prostatitis, antibiotics is the most effective way to cure it, and appropriate antibiotics should be used. In acute prostatitis, bactericidal antibiotics such as fluoroquinolone is more effective than a bacteriostatic one like tetracycline. Patients need to take antibiotics for 14 days, making almost all acute infections cured with this treatment.
For chronic bacterial prostatitis, which acounts for less than 5% of all office visits for complaints involving the genital and urinary systems, antibiotic medicine is taken for a longer period of time, usually 4 to 12 weeks. In chronic bacterial prostatitis, antibiotic penetration of the prostate is much more important than that of the cute one. Antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim and doxycycline penetrate prostatic tissue well. Other treatment inludes alpha blockers, the addition of prostate massage to the courses of antibiotics, both of which can provide relief from pain by relaxing the muscles of the prostate and bladder.
As to chronic noninfectious prostatitis, a number of medications have been used to treat this disorder without notable outcomes. Effectiveness of alpha blockers is still in question in people suffering from chronic noninfectious prostatitis. Meanwhile, the treatment with antibiotics seem not that effective, instead, the long term (at least 3 months) antibiotic therapy results in drug resistance, that is, patients have to keeping changing their antibiotics, and consequently, no any kind does work any more. While traditional Chinese medicine shows promise in the treatment of many chronic diseases that are not effectively treated with Western medicine, many people having found benefits in symptoms when the duration of Chinese herbs therapy was 3 to 6 months, or even complete free from the disease in 1 year.
Chinese herbs, the major component of TCM, gains its popularity because it can cure the most cases of chronic prostatitis without side effects or drug resistance. Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill
is a Chinese medicine of great efficacy curing many patients all over the world. HOW and WHY? It cure the disease by killing inflammatory cytokines and improving Qi-blood circulation to enhance immunity to prevent from recurrence of chronic prostatitis.