Category Archives: Nutrition & Supplementation

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 an enlarged prostate or BPH. These symptoms can disrupt daily life and include waking up to urinate at night (nocturia), urgency and frequency of urination, and retention of urine in the bladder—a constant feeling of needing to urinate. While we don’t know the cause of prostatic tissue enlargement, we do know that age is by far the greatest risk factor. … Continue reading

Herbal Supplements in the Treatment of BPH

May 18, 2013

Herbal therapy for BPH, also known as complementary medicine, has been promoted as an alternative to traditional BPH therapies. Because most of these therapies are promoted as natural over-the-counter remedies, they are often seen as a low-risk option. Following are some considerations to make as you decide whether an herbal remedy is right for your particular condition: The purity and content of these therapies are not strictly regulated, leaving room for additives or other impurities that can compromise the product.1 … Continue reading

Can Diet and Exercise Affect BPH?

May 2, 2013

One reality of BPH and its treatment is that we really don’t have a complete picture of its causes. As a result, clear preventative measures have not been defined…yet. What we do know is, for most men, certain lifestyles or lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of BPH. One such lifestyle consideration may be diet and exercise – the ultimate goal being losing excess weight.1