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  1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Medications

    Medications are sometimes used to help relieve bothersome, moderate to severe urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  2. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Home Treatment

    If your urination problem caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is mild to moderate and does not bother you, home treatment may be all you need to help keep your symptoms from interfering with your daily activities.

  3. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Happens

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

  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) - Prevention

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

  6. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Increases Your Risk

    Men who are older than 50 have a higher risk of developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  7. 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.

  8. 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 ...

  9. Open Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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

  10. 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 ...

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