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Excelent CAM Therapy for Prostate Health

Prostatitis is a common health condition among men younger than 50; prostate enlargement is more prominent in men older than 50. 

Non-malignant enlargement of the prostate gland, a condition known as benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), is commonly associated to aging and decline of sex hormones. But it is not entirely clear what causes the prostate to enlarge.

Risk factors for prostate gland enlargement includes:

  • Aging
  • Family history with BPH
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular illnesses
  • Life styles (a healthy diet including vegetables and fruits, plus physical exercises have shown to promote prostate health and reduce the risk of prostate problems).

Common signs and symptoms of BPH include:

  • Frequent or urgent need to urinate
  • Increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia)
  • Difficulty starting urination
  • Weak urine stream or a stream that stops and starts
  • Dribbling at the end of urination
  • Inability to completely empty the bladder
  • Heavy feeling lurking in the perineal area
  • Erectile dysfunction 
  • Poor sexual performance

Other symptoms such as urinary tract infection, urinary blockage and or blood in the urine, may happen from different health conditions, but can also arise from PBH.

Conventional medicine typically treats prostatitis and BPH with pharmaceutical drugs, surgery and other invasive procedures.

Dr. Lam’s protocol of perineal acupoint injections therapy (PAIT) for prostate health consists of injecting zinc sulfate and Salvia mitiorriza into acupoint Ren-1 and bilateral points respectively. The dosification and frequency of injections may vary according to the individual health needs of each patient and other factors. Typically, a course of treatment comprises of one session weekly during 4-6 consecutive weeks. Then, evaluation with blood tests (PSA) and sonogram follows to confirm results. 

Perineal Acupoint Injection Therapy (PAIT) promotes prostate health and benefits males suffering from:

  • Prostatitis
  • Enlarged prostate (BPH)
  • Elevated PSA
  • Urinary urgency
  • Difficult urination
  • Heavy feeling in the perineal area
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low libido
  • Poor sexual performance

This advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine therapy is available as a form of complimentary and integrative health (CIH) and is not intended to substitute treatment with conventional health care. 

For more information and appointments, please contact our clinic directly: Tel. 305-267-4560 or Contact

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