What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and How Does it Affect Men?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a condition that affects men as they grow older. BPH – also known as enlarged prostate – means that the prostate gland enlarges, causing a blockage and not allowing the urine flow to work as it should.

You might be interested in learning more about the pathophysiology of benign prostatic hyperplasia and what this condition is. 

In this video, shared by Covenant Health, learn more about BPH with a 3D medical animation that shows you the anatomy of the prostate gland and its enlargement, as well as treatment options available.


Read more about four treatment options available for BPH.

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 other 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.

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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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