Yoga for Prostate Cancer and Prostate Health

According to cancer.org, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. Since it is particularly difficult to detect and diagnose, it is often called the silent killer because it lacks early signs or symptoms.

You might be interested in reading more about prostate cancers that show symptoms — symptomatic prostate cancer — here.

There are several treatment options available to address prostate cancer. But exercise can help keeping the prostate healthy before and after your cancer diagnosis. One of these exercises is yoga.

Yoga asanas are great for prostate health because they help to tone the pelvic muscles. LIVESTRONG.COM shared this video where Cyntia Torres, a certified yoga teacher, teaches you more about these types of exercises, how to perform them correctly, and how they can be beneficial to your prostate.

Read more about how deadly prostate cancer may be avoided by exercise and a healthy diet.

Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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