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    1. Enlarged Prostate: Herbal Therapy - Topic Overview

      Herbal supplements that may be used to relieve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) include saw palmetto,beta-sitosterol,Pygeum africanum,and Cernilton. In general,the trials using these substances have been short,and self-improvement scores can be biased. Different preparations are available for each substance,and they are not always equivalent. So the results cannot be ...

    2. 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).

    3. 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?

    4. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Topic Overview

      Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy, is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that occurs in almost all men as they age.

    5. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms

      Many men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have no symptoms.

    6. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) rarely has complications. When it does,they are often due to severe obstruction of the urine flow. These complications include: Complete blockage of the urethra (acute urinary retention,or AUR),which results in a complete inability to urinate. A tube called a catheter may be needed to drain urine from the bladder. Long-term,partial blockage of urine flow ...

    7. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) is used to treat an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) with a needle-shaped device that delivers heat to very precise areas of the prostate. The device is inserted up the urethra inside a tube (catheter) that protects other tissues from being burned. The heat destroys specific areas that are blocking the flow of urine out of the ...

    8. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Happens

      The prostate gland grows as men age, with the fastest growth occurring at middle age.

    9. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Prevention

      The urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) cannot be prevented.

    10. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Treatment Overview

      Treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) focuses on reducing your symptoms; BPH cannot be cured.

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