Enlarged Prostate Symptoms
Enlarged prostate symptoms are
sometimes a sign of BPH.
BPH stands for
benign prostatic hyperplasia (pronounced "be-NINE prah-STAT-ik
Benign means not cancerous,
and hyperplasia means too much growth. The result is that the
prostate becomes enlarged. Having BPH symptoms does not mean
you have cancer nor does it mean you will get cancer. BPH
is not linked to prostate cancer and does not
increase the chances of getting prostate
cancer. But BPH symptoms and prostate cancer
symptoms can be similar.
prostate size certain drugs may be prescribed. Some
the more common prescriptions include:
A drug such as
finasteride prevents the enzyme that converts testosterone to
dihydrotestosterone which is the hormone that causes BPH
symptoms. This canshrink
prostate sizeby over 20%. If the use of the Finasteride is
symptoms may reappear
within a few weeks.
prostate symptoms is
not totally understood. A synthetic progestogen (gestronol)
treatment is sometimes administered by injection every 5 to 7
days. Other hormones including flutamide and cyproterone are
prostatesize by 25% but unfortunately, they do
little to improve the urinary flow rate. Medical experts doubt
that any single hormone canshrink prostatesize.
There are a
number of phyto-therapy natural plant based products used to
treat BPH symptoms andshrink prostatesize.
Some can shrink prostate size, some soften up the prostate
gland to open up the urethra tube and others relax muscle
fibres and reduce spasm of the prostate and bladder.
natural plant products are frequently used to
shrink prostate size. In Italy and France 40% of men are treated with
natural plant extracts toshrink prostate size. In Germany 95% of men
symptoms are treated
with phytotherapy to shrink prostate size.
these natural plant based
products that are used toshrink prostate size include: Golden Rod, African
Prune, Rye Pollen extracts,South African stargrass and American Dwarf.
Those men using Rye
Pollen extracts experienced a 65% improvement in overallBPHsymptoms and were able
by up to 30%.