Taking Prostate Health Seriously

Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is an abnormal enlargement of the prostate organ in men that can cause problems in urination and sexual function. It especially impacts men as they age into their senior years.

Learn more about what BPH is, how it affects men, and who tends to be more at risk.

In this Rural Health Channel video shared in Jan 2014, Dr. Norman Swan leads a candid panel discussion about prostate health. Listen in while a GP, a men’s health nurse practitioner, a urological surgeon and a prostate cancer survivor cover topics such as screening and testing, symptoms and treatment for BPH and prostate cancer, and how to discuss prostate problems with your doctor.

Discover some ways to manage prostate cancer and BPH symptoms here. 


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 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.

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