About half of men aged 20 to 50 years suffer from chronic prostatitis – inflammation of one of the internal genital organs – the prostate (prostate gland). It is located around the urethra at the site of its exit from the bladder and consists mainly of glandular cells. These cells produce a special fluid that is released during ejaculation along with sperm cells and creates favorable conditions for their vital activity in the female genital tract. As the gland of internal secretion, the prostate secretes hormones into the blood, which contribute to the preservation of sexual potency, improve memory, mood, increase efficiency.
Chronic prostatitis can develop as a result of microbes entering the prostate gland from the urethra located in the immediate vicinity of it. Often, the infection is brought in with a stream of blood or lymph from the inflammatory focus present in the body – tonsils with tonsillitis or tonsillitis. Continue reading