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Prostate Health and Lifestyle Factors: What You Need to Know

Prostate health is an important issue for men to consider as they age. The prostate gland is a small walnut-sized organ located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum. It plays a crucial role in reproductive health by producing and secreting a fluid that helps protect and nourish sperm. However, the prostate gland can also be the source of health problems, particularly prostate cancer, which affects 1 in 8 men in the United States. In this blog, we will discuss what men need to know about prostate health and lifestyle factors.

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When to Consider TURP for BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition that affects many men as they age, causing urinary symptoms such as frequent urination and weak urine flow. While medication is often the first line of treatment, some men may require surgery to alleviate their symptoms. One such surgical option is transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). However, not all men with BPH need TURP, and it is important to consider factors such as symptom severity, prostate size, and prior treatment history when deciding on a treatment plan. In this blog, we will explore when it is appropriate to consider TURP as a treatment for BPH.

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Natural Remedies for Managing BPH: What Works and What Doesn’t

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as prostate enlargement, is a common condition that affects men as they age. It occurs when the prostate gland, which is located below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, grows larger, causing a range of symptoms that can significantly impact a man’s quality of life. While there are various treatment options available for BPH, many men seek natural remedies to manage their symptoms. In this blog, we’ll explore some natural remedies for BPH symptoms and discuss what works and what doesn’t.

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How to Talk to Your Doctor About BPH Symptoms

As men age, it’s common to experience symptoms related to an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). These symptoms can include difficulty urinating, weak stream, frequent urination, and the feeling of incomplete bladder emptying. While these symptoms can be frustrating and impact your quality of life, it’s important to remember that effective treatment options are available. The first step towards finding relief is talking to your doctor about your symptoms and exploring treatment options. Here’s a guide to help you prepare for that conversation.

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The Most Common Causes of an Overactive Bladder in Men

If you find yourself going to the bathroom more often than usual, you’re not alone. Many men experience frequent urination, and there are a number of potential causes. In this blog post, we’ll explore what an overactive bladder is, its symptoms, and five of the most common reasons for frequent urination in men.

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The Dangers of Untreated BPH

If you’re a middle-aged man, chances are you’ve heard of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). This condition is quite common, affecting around 50% of men over the age of 50. While BPH is not a life-threatening condition, it can cause a great deal of discomfort and inconvenience if left untreated. In this blog post, we’ll be discussing the dangers of untreated BPH, as well as some possible treatment options.

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Myths About BPH Treatment

Myths About BPH Treatment

There are several common misconceptions about BPH and its treatment. TO be clear, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is not cancer and it does not

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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

What Is TURP?

What Is TURP? TURP stands for Transurethral Resection of the Prostate and is a procedure used to address urinary problems caused by an enlarged

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Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE)

Is PAE Right for You?

What Is PAE? Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive technique that helps to improve lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic

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Does PAE Hurt

Does PAE Hurt?

PAE is a relatively new procedure that involves blocking the blood flow to the enlarged prostate using tiny particles. This can help reduce symptoms

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Can BPH Affect fertility

Can BPH Affect Fertility?

If you’ve been diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), you may be wondering if it will affect your ability to father children. The good

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Does BPH Cause UTIs

Does BPH Cause UTIs?

Do you keep getting UTIs? If you’re a middle-aged man, there’s a good chance that benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the culprit. BPH is

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Why men choose PAE

Prostate Arterial Embolization is a modern approach to treating benign prostatic hyperplasia. BPH is a condition where the prostate has become enlarged and is

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BPH myths and facts

If you’re living with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), you may discover it’s difficult to separate the truth from pure myth. This can be very

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