A new study has revealed the link between gum disease and an inflamed prostate gland has been confirmed and that treating gum disease can reduce the symptoms and effects of prostatitis. Science Daily reports the inflammation of the semen producing gland can have a major impact on the life of individuals who suffer with the condition and see problems with urination. A link between gum disease and prostatitis has long been suspected, but the latest study offers the chance to see how treating gum disease can have a major effect on the symptoms of prostatitis.
Sam Tabar has learned that a group of 27 men who had been diagnosed with prostatitis aged 21 years and older were studied for the effects the treatment of their gum diseased had on their prostatitis condition. The symptoms were tested against the International-Prostate Symptom Score test used by medical groups around the world to see how the treatment of gum disease reduced the symptoms of prostatitis.