Category Archives: About BPH

Hyperplasia Vs. Hypertrophy

April 5, 2015

As you research prostatic enlargement you may come across two similar terms Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy. Both […]

BPH Treatment Options are Not One Size Fits All

January 20, 2015

When the signs and symptoms of BPH start to affect a man’s life, there is the tendency to jump to […]

Enjoying the New Year – in Spite of BPH

January 8, 2015

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun. Now is the time many of us head south to […]

How Metabolic Syndrome Can Affect Prostatic Enlargement and BPH

September 4, 2014

With the significant rise in obesity and related heart disease and diabetes over the past several decades, clinicians have sought […]

Watchful Waiting…A Cop-Out?

August 9, 2014

Some patients visit their urologist after experiencing the symptoms of BPH for  the first time only to be told that […]

Determining the Best Course of Action

July 31, 2014

As you discuss BPH treatment options with your urologist, you may find that there are several possible courses of action […]

BPH and the Incidence Erectile Dysfunction

June 28, 2014

Erectile Dysfunction, also known as ED or impotence, is a serious concern for anyone who has experienced it, and the […]

Can Testosterone Therapy Cause or Worsen BPH?

June 18, 2014

As men age, it is common to encounter both Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, BPH, and low testosterone, known as hypogonadism. Either […]

Non-Symptomatic Enlarged Prostate or BPH

June 4, 2014

An enlarged prostate is virtually guaranteed in men as they age. Indeed, 90% of men over 80 have an enlarged […]

Treatment for Patients With Prior Prostate Surgery

May 29, 2014

We recently had a patient, who had prostate surgery 23 years ago and is once again experiencing BPH symptoms, ask […]

The Anti-BPH Diet

May 21, 2014

Over the course of a man’s lifetime there is a very good chance that they will develop the symptoms of […]

What You Can Do To Minimize The Effects of an Enlarged Prostate

April 6, 2014

With age, many men will become aware of increasingly troublesome urinary issues. These problems are often a result of an […]

What Is the Prostate Gland’s Purpose?

March 19, 2014

On the surface, it may seem that the prostate gland (a walnut sized organ surrounding the urethra) doesn’t do a […]

Making BPH Treatment Seem Less Scary and Embarrassing

February 25, 2014

Most men who experience urinary problems associated with BPH have two major impediments to seeking appropriate and swift treatment. First, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let’s Make National Prostate Health Month Every Month

November 30, 2013

September was National Prostate Health Month in the United States. However, just because we’re now past September, doesn’t mean we […]

Botox for BPH

November 8, 2013

BOTOX, a revolutionary advancement in wrinkle management, has been a topic of conversation as a treatment for BPH (Enlarged Prostate). […]

Taking Pills for BPH – Easy, But Not Always Best

October 23, 2013

Let’s face it; as a consumer, it’s easy to take a pill. You may already be taking other pills and […]

BPH and Prostate Cancer

September 26, 2013

BPH is one of the most common health problems in men of advanced age. In fact, the majority of men […]

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