Testing the PSA test

Just how inaccurate is a PSA test? Believe it or not, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study about “normal” PSA readings where they biopsied some 3,000 men with normal PSA scores and no other indications of trouble to find that 1 out of 7 had prostate cancer despite normal scores. (Normal is considered to be less than 4 ng/ml.) PSA tests are pretty lame for indicating cancer that likely wouldn’t kill you anyhow. However, watching the PSA velocity to see how high the PSAs rise year after year could let you know when you are getting into trouble. But keep in mind that as men age, the prostate naturally hypertrophies as well as raising PSA scores. As long as the Prostate Velocity Test shows minimal rise, there should be no concern for latent prostate cancer. A PSA velocity greater than 0.35 ng/ml over a three-year period could however indicate a latent cancer turning into a high-grade cancer. Change your diet and lifestyle now to avoid this whole mess.

The PSA test causes more prostate over-treatment than anything else on earth.

The PSA test causes more prostate over-treatment than anything else on earth.

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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