By the time men turn 60 years old, 50% of them have developed the condition benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. It is not cancerous, but it does have significant symptoms and side effects. Treating BPH in older men: what you should know.
An enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) can affect men in several ways including how and when he urinates. Learn how an enlarged prostate affects urination.
As men age their hair becomes a bit grey, their tummy might expand a bit, wrinkles appear out of nowhere, energy levels drop, and they can develop an enlarged prostate. Let’s learn more about the signs you may have an enlarged prostate.
As men get older, many suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. This condition results in multiple symptoms. In particular, can BPH affect your sex life?
Is an enlarged prostate a serious medical condition? If you are male, 60% of you will have symptoms of an enlarged prostate over the age of 60. 90% will have symptoms by age 85. This adds up to fourteen million Americans with an enlarged prostate, and although this seems fairly common, don’t be fooled into thinking it cannot ever become serious. It can be.
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Most common side effects are temporary and can include discomfort when urinating, urgency, inability to control the urge, pelvic pain, and some blood in the urine. Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention.
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is what is known as an enlarged prostate. It may sound scary, but should you be concerned about an enlarged prostate? This depends on your age, whether you are symptomatic, and how severe those symptoms are. Here’s a bit more detail!
Dr. Gange, urologist in Salt Lake City, UT., thanks NeoTract for making it possible to be able to offer a service which transforms the lives of BPH patients. He expects there will be a great demand in The Urolift System after these times are over.
Teleflex has announced that 175,000 Patients Treated with the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.