Risk Factors For Prostatitis

760451-sml Certain activities increase your risk of developing prostatitis. These include:

  • Having had a recent bladder infection
  • Having benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH)
  • Having gonorrhea, chlamydia, or another sexually transmitted disease
  • Having frequent, unprotected sex or unprotected sex with multiple partners
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Eating a lot of spicy, marinated foods
  • Injury to the lower pelvis (often as a result of cycling, lifting weights, etc.)

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