The prostate is an essential part of the male reproductive system and is a key part of male fertility. The main function of the prostate is to produce one of the major fluids that make up semen. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting men globally. Prostate enlargement and prostate cancer usually only affect men over the age of 50 and about half of men over this age will have some prostate enlargement. It is important for men, no matter what their age, to maintain a healthy prostate.
Vitamin and supplement use has been documented in men at risk of developing prostate cancer. One study examined vitamin and supplement use in men with a family history of prostate cancer and found that almost 60% of the men were using vitamins or supplements. Research has indicated that the following supplements could assist with prostate health: