Natural alternatives can best substitute Flomax to prevent the side-effects that can be derived from administration of Flomax and to help relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate which is also known as BPH. They are also known to be cheaper sources as compared to conventional medicines that are often prescribed for BPH.
Oysters, dark chocolates, and peanuts are good sources of Zinc. Individuals who suffer from BPH were found to have low levels of this mineral. Ingesting these food sources into the body can help elevate zinc levels and aid in the reduction of an enlarged prostate and at the same time can help boost the immune system to fight the disease.
Saw palmetto (Serenoa Repens) extracts can aid to reduce the symptoms of BPH and prostate irritations.
Isoflavones are believed to be highly effective in the treatment of prostate diseases like an enlarged prostate. High levels of isoflavones can be found in soybeans, soymilk, tofu (Chinese or Japanese soybean curd) miso (fermented soybeans) and other by-products of soybeans. However, commercialize soybean products are not recommended. Soybeans need to be organic and from natural source.
Based on a recent scientific evidence, extracts of red clover is also considered the best approach and treatment to prostate health concerns such as BPH.
Food intakes that contain saturated fats can diversely affect hormonal levels due to its high fat content. Therefore, polyunsaturated fats should be used instead in order to attain a low fat diet. Vegetable oils are rich in long chain Omega3 polyunsaturated fats.
Natural alternatives like cranberry juice, pink grapefruit juice, and tomato juice can be taken by BPH sufferers with lower urinary tract symptoms. High consumption of vegetables and fruits most especially when eaten raw is suffice enough to replace Flomax that can cause bothersome symptoms which are oftentimes intolerable.