Prostatic Artery Embolization as a BPH Treatment Option

It’s possible that every man will suffer from prostate problems at some point in their lives. One of the most common prostate problems is non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate, called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

But how do you know if you have BPH? Here’s a list of enlarged prostate symptoms.

Maybe you are noticing some changes in your body, in your routine. Maybe you are experiencing some symptoms that may indicate a prostate problem. Are you going to the bathroom more frequently than you used to? Are you feeling that your bladder is not fully empty after you pee? Well, this can indicate that you’re dealing with an enlarged prostate.

Don’t worry! This is a treatable condition that, besides being extremely uncomfortable, is not life-threatening. What are the treatments available to ease BPH symptoms? Learn more about them here.

In this video, shared by UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care, different types of treatment available for BPH are discussed, focusing mainly on exploring prostatic artery embolization (PAE), a recent treatment option for patients.

Read more about how high-risk BPH patients may be treated safely with prostatic artery embolization.

BPH News Today 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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