For men with small, localized prostate tumors , we offer a treatment approach called focal therapy , or partial gland ablation. Focal therapy is a general term for a variety of noninvasive techniques that use such techniques as freezing, heat, electricity, or highly targeted seed implants that destroy only the portion of the prostate where the cancer is located. This approach may be particularly beneficial for men with recurrent prostate cancer in the prostate itself who have already received radiation therapy. Our brachytherapy experts are among the most experienced in performing these complex implants.
A word on exercise: although exercise can be a great stress-reliever it can also initiate the body’s stress response and lead to the release cortisol. Mild exercise like walking or gentle yoga, at least for the initial stages of the diet as they can lower cortisol levels . Yoga and meditation can be helpful tools for fighting overgrowth. They will decrease stress and activate relaxation pathways in the brain and body. If you are worried about sticking to the diet, meditation and yoga can help you detach from the challenges and refocus your energies on healing from the yeast.