Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Truth about BPH

December 21, 2013

The truth about BPH, or Enlarged Prostate, may be a shocking one. It is a condition that is not well understood in the public domain and, while it is not life-threatening, it is certainly life-alternating.  BPH causes considerable quality of life issues in the men suffering from this disease.  The result is that many men find themselves forced to take medications for the rest of their lives or pursuing more invasive treatment options largely because they did not address their … Continue reading

What is the AUASS or American Urological Association Symptom Score?

December 11, 2013

The AUASS is based on a seven question survey in which patients rate the severity of the symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), commonly known as enlarged prostate. The answer to these questions offers insight into how BPH may be affecting a man’s daily routine and quality of life. Patients are asked to rate the frequency of experiencing symptoms over the past month. Each score is ranked on a scale of 1 to 5, with lower scores suggesting fewer … Continue reading