This Animated Video Perfectly Explains BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease that attacks the male reproductive system and is characterized by the enlargement of the prostate, causing urinary problems. Despite the fact that it affects the majority of men by a certain age, there is still a lack of information about the disease. This video was recently released to raise awareness about BPH and its treatment, and it’s a simple way to understand the function and symptoms of the disease.

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“BPH, the actual hyperplasia of the prostate gland, develops as a strictly age-related phenomenon in nearly all men, starting at approximately 40 years of age,” states the author of the study “Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: An Overview.” In fact, BPH is more prevalent than you may think. According to several autopsy studies around the world, it affects 10 percent of men in their 30s, 20 percent of men in their 40s, 50 percent to 60 percent of men in their 60s, and 80 percent to 90 percent of men in their 70s and 80s. In fact, according to the author, “No doubt, when living long enough, most men will develop some histologic features consistent with BPH.”

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Explaining the development and onset of the disease through illustrations, the video explains that enlargement of the prostate causes bladder and urination problems. Therefore, patients often experience dribbling at the end of urination, inability to urinate or to completely empty the bladder, incontinence, painful or bloody urination, frequent urination during the night, straining to urinate, and strong and sudden urges to urinate.

There is, however, treatment for BPH, which should be discussed with a specialized physician. In addition to explaining the disease and its symptoms, the video, which was created by the producers of prostate and urinary health supplements, Prostatam, also provides information about the benefits of daily supplements. The use of supplements should also be discussed with a doctor or dietitian.

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BPH News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Andreia has a degree in New Communication Technologies and experience in social media, design and tech. She is eager to find new ways to communicate and explore her curiosity about science and technology.

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