Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

The following lifestyle changes and home remedies may lessen some symptoms of prostatitis:

  • Soak in a warm bath (sitz bath).
  • Limit or avoid alcohol, caffeine, and spicy or acidic foods.
  • Avoid prolonged sitting or try sitting on a pillow or inflatable cushion to ease pressure on the prostate.
  • Avoid bicycling, or wear padded shorts and adjust your bicycle to relieve pressure on your prostate.
March 04, 2014