Explaining the Treatment Options for BPH

This video from CanadaQBank shares everything you need to know about benign prostate hyperplasia.

Estrogen thought to be involved in the development of BPH in study of African men.

The video starts out by comparing a diagram of the urinary system in a healthy male to that of a BPH patient. The difference between the two images is very apparent with the prostate enlarged and compressing the urethra in the patient with BPH.

The video describes the common symptoms of BPH and how they can be treated either with surgery or medication. It also discusses the hormones involved in the development of BPH and how the medications help to block the conversion of testosterone to DHT.

Read our five tips to help relieve the symptoms of BPH.

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One comment

  1. Leonard H says:

    I thought bph and prostate cancer are the same thing, Im glad I was wrong, when I got checked with my urologist he explained it to me also told me that for young men, the most prostate problem is prostatitis, this is an inflammation of the prostate gland. It may be very uncomfortable, but prostatitis is not life-threatening and it does not mean that the sufferer has — or ever will have — prostate cancer. My doc prescribed me a treatment that includes a powerful supplement for the prostate named alpharise. it really works

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