Prostate cancer is snatching the lives of our Black men at rapid rates. Black men are 2.4 times more likely to die from the disease than White men. Men who have the disease often feel like they’re at the helpless mercy of medicine and the universe to cure their woes. Exercise has been proven to lower the risk of developing prostate cancer and helps to soothe the symptoms of those suffering from the disease.
Studies have show that rigorous physical activity has an even greater affect on the survival outcomes ofadvanced prostate cancer. A lot of the current treatments for the disease do more harm than good. Osteoporosis is a result of hormone therapy to treat the disease. Urinary incontinence can come from surgery. Exercise helps to eliminate both of these harmful effects of prostate treatment. Here are some exercise tips for the prevention and maintenance of prostate cancer.
Steven McDaniels is a personal trainer and Director of Fitness & Athletics at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida. This fitness expert provides us with a well rounded look at the implications of this disease and how to effectively manage this disease with the proper exercise .
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