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    1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Exams and Tests

      Your health professional will first want to make sure that your urination problem is caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and not by something more severe.

    2. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Health Tools

      Health tools help you make wise health decisions about surgery or medications 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. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      The following tips may make it easier to deal with your benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms. Practice "double voiding" by urinating as much as possible,relaxing for a few moments,and then urinating again. Try to relax before you urinate. Tension from worrying about your symptoms can make them worse. Anxiety may cause the smooth muscle in the prostate and the muscles at the opening ...

    5. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      The uroflowmetry test measures the rate of urine flow during urination. Results are usually given in milliliters per second (mL/sec). This test is sometimes used to evaluate the impact benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has on urine flow or to monitor the effect of treatment. A urine flow rate that is normal or nearly normal in a man with BPH may indicate that the bladder has become stronger ...

    6. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Prevention

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

    7. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Other Treatment

      Talk with your doctor about how herbal therapy may be used in addition to medical treatment for BPH.

    8. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Cause

      Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is probably a normal part of the aging process in men, caused by changes in hormone balance and cell - growth factors.

    9. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

      Several laser methods for treating an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) are now being used. Laser therapy uses a laser beam to remove the part of the prostate that is blocking the urethra. The procedure is done under either a general or spinal anesthetic. Most men who have laser treatment of BPH are able to leave the hospital the same or the next day. While ...

    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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