Alternative Medicine for BPH Treatment


Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the non-malignant enlargement of the prostate, is traditionally treated by a series of medical or surgical methods, with extensive research currently in progress to develop new therapeutic techniques. In recent decades, the disease and consequent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) is also being managed through the use of alternative medicines, both alone or as complementary to other medical grows. As this is a growing trend among patients opting out of surgical procedures, researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, have listed more than 30 phytotherapeutic compounds, describing in detail saw palmetto berry (SPB), Pygeum africanum and Secale cereal.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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