Effect of Common Medications on the Prostate

A caller discusses diabetes and the effect of medications on the prostate. Dr. Samadi stated that some anti-inflammatory medications, like aspirin, or supplements like Vitamin C or E can help prevent prostate cancer. Lipitor doesn’t negatively affect the prostate. Younger patients in their 40s or 50s are sometimes over-labeled with prostatitis. This may be due to inflammation or their level of sex activity or inflammation. As a result, it is not investigated further.

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