Barley Grass is Good for Prostate Cancer Patient
One of the benefits of using Sante barley products is good for prostate cancer patient. As you know, prostate is a glandular organ present only in males. It surrounds the neck of bladder & the
first part of urethra and contributes a secretion to the semen. The gland is conical in shape and measures 3 cm in vertical diameter and 4 cm in transverse diameter. It has got five lobes anterior, posterior, two lateral and a median lobe. Since the first part of the urethra pass through it any lesion in the prostate will produce difficulty in passing urine.
The Diseases of the prostate glands are as follows;
- Prostatitis – This is the inflammation of the prostate gland due to bacterial infection.
- Benign enlargement of the prostate – This is a non cancerous tumor of the prostate seen after the age of 50.
- Cancer of the prostate – This is the 4th most common cause of death from malignant diseases in males.
Cancer of the prostate is directly linked with the male sex hormones(androgen). If the levels of sex hormone increases the growth rate of cancer also increases. It is found that after the removal of testes there is marked reduction in the size of tumor.
The following are the signs and symptoms depends on the stage of the cancer;
- No symptoms – Tumor is small and only in the posterior lobe and mostly diagnosed accidentally.
- Slight difficulty in urination – Tumor is enlarged and urethra is slightly compressed.Shortly there will be frequent urge for urination with difficult urination.
- When the tumor spread to all nearby areas including neck of bladder and urethra there will be painful urination with bleeding. Urine comes drop by drop.
- Retention of urine – When the urethra is completely compressed there will be retention of urine. This can lead to hydronephrosis and renal failure. In this condition patient may get convulsions due to renal failure and finally coma.
- Signs of metastasis – Some patients come with the signs and symptoms of metastasis.
- Lumbo sacral pain due to spread of cancer cells to lumbar and sacral vertebrae.
- Fracture of spine due to cancerous growth in the spine.
- Swelling, pain and fluid collection in the abdomen due to lesion in the abdomen.
- Respiratory complaints due to cancer of mediastinal lymphnodes and lungs.
- General weakness due to spread of cancer to different parts of the body.
- Anaemia due to involment of bone marrow and increased destruction of RBCs.
Below are the 8 major reasons why the Sante Barley products made from pure young organic barley grass in New Zealand is good for prostate cancer patient;
- Barley Grass is good for cancer because of the presence of Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) which restores the functions and repairs the body’s DNA to prevent cancer cells from developing. Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is also a free radical scavenger of tumor cells.
- Barley Grass is good for cancer due to the presence of P4D1 enzyme which destroys cancer cells and at the same time immediately repairs damaged DNA molecules of the cells.
- It contains a high amount of Potassium (3,800mg/100g) which is very important in preventing new growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
- It contains Peroxidase enzyme which breaks and neutralizes the carcinogenic black color substance in grilled meat and fish.
- Barley is high in Alkaline that can destroys cancer cells.
- It has a high score of Oxygen Radical Absorvance Capacity (ORAC value) of 25,500 per 100 grams having high amounts of oxygen carrying capacity. Cancer cells cannot live in high concentrations of oxygen.
- It contains 2-O-Glycosylisovitexin enzyme which prevents multiplication of cancer cells.
- Barley Grass contains Folic Acid that prevents harmful changes in the cells which may lead to cancer.