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    1. Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Supplements and Remedies

      Many herbs and supplements are used to treat BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia. But do they work to ease enlarged prostate symptoms?

    2. Enlarged Prostate and Your BPH Symptoms Score

      This BPH Symptom Score Index can help you and your doctor improve treatment based on enlarged prostate symptoms.

    3. Saw Palmetto

      Saw palmetto, a palm native to the southern U.S., has caught on as a treatment for enlarged prostate. WebMD explains the uses of this natural remedy.

    4. Open Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

      Open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia is the surgical removal of an enlarged, noncancerous prostate.

    5. Rye Grass Pollen Extract - Topic Overview

      What is rye grass pollen extract?Rye grass pollen extract comes from the pollen of rye grass (Secale cereale). Rye grass pollen extract may affect the male hormone testosterone, relax the muscles of the tube that urine flows through (urethra), and increase how well the bladder can force urine out. All of these may reduce symptoms of an enlarged prostate, such as dribbling after urinating or ...

    6. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      There are many surgeries to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). But most have not been studied very much. The gold-standard surgery for BPH is transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). When these new surgeries are studied,they are compared to TURP. Other surgeries for BPH include: High-frequency focused ultrasound,in which high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) are used to kill ...

    7. Transurethral Microwave Therapy (TUMT) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

      In transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT), an instrument (called an antenna) that sends out microwave energy is inserted through the urethra to a location inside the prostate. Microwave energy is then used to heat the inside of the prostate.

    8. Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

      During transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), an instrument is inserted up the urethra to remove the section of the prostate that is blocking urine flow.TURP usually requires hospitalization and is done using a general or spinal anesthetic.

    9. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Enlarged Prostate: Should I Have Surgery?

    10. Transurethral Incision of the Prostate (TUIP) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

      Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP) may be done to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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