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Doctor insights on: Does Eating Meat Prevent Prostate Enlargement

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Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

No: Eating meat has never been associated with prevention of prostate swelling. Prostate enlargement is caused by hormones and naturally occurs as men age.

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can masturbation prevent prostate enlargement?

Can masturbation prevent prostate enlargement?

Little science here: It would be difficult to find a control group. As recently as the mid-20th century, 'pop' / 'cult' claims that 'solitary vice' did terrible spiritual damage resulted in men trying very hard -- usually unsuccessfully -- to avoid the practice. Anecdotally, accelerated prostate hyperplasia seemed to result. Within reasonable limits, correlation between frequency ; BPH risk seems negligible.

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Does masturbation help prevent prostate enlargement?

Does masturbation help prevent prostate enlargement?

Maybe: Prolonged abstinence from orgasm may cause some men to have some prostatic congestion and enlargement. The prostate enlarges due to the hormone testosterone. With "stasis" infection may occur. When men develop prostatitis, it is sometimes recommended an increase the number of ejaculations and even receive prostate massage. Sexual stimulation without ejaculation causes engorgement of prostate.

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Is there anything a young man can do to prevent having an enlarged prostate in the future?

Is there anything a young man can do to prevent having an enlarged prostate in the future?

No: Prostate enlargement is a normal occurence in men. It is hormonally controlled and cannot be delayed or prevented by diet or activity. There are medications available to help shrink the prostate but is reserved for older men who have urinary issues with known prostate enlargement.

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Is prostate enlargement a lifestyle disease?

Is prostate enlargement a lifestyle disease?

No: Prostate enlargement occurs from hormonal control over the prostate gland. It is a normal occurence in men as they age. Depending on one's circulating hormones and the person's affect from these hormones, the amount of prostate enlargement is variable from man to man.

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What are the best prostate enlargement remedies?

What are the best prostate enlargement remedies?

Here are some ...: There has been no time-proven remedies around for prostate health as touted online. All those touted products contain almost the same ingredients but with different amount so to say their own unique difference, which usually are saw palmetto, pygeum, multiple vitamins, minerals like zinc and selenium, ginseng, lycopene, bee pollen, etc. All their claims are based on limited animal studies ...

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What is the best medication for prostate enlargement?

What is the best medication for prostate enlargement?

Prostate enlargement: The best medication depends upon the symptoms, prostate size, whether the patient is on other medications that may cause interactions, cost, and side effects. The treatment must be individualized by your physician.

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Would riding a bicycle aggravate my prostate enlargement?

Would riding a bicycle aggravate my prostate enlargement?

Maybe: It may depending on how long and how aggressively you are riding your bike. It won't make your prostate larger but it may transiently make your symptoms worse. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas.

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What is the latest method in surgery for prostate enlargement?

PVP: Vaporization techniques are the latest fda approved methods of BPH surgery in widespread use. Vaporization can be achieved with laser to perform photo vaporization of the prostate or with electrical current to perform plasma vaporization of the prostate.

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What is a good treatment for prostate enlargement?

Several: The mainstays of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia are alpha blocker drugs such as tamsulosin and five alpha reductase inhibitor's such as finasteride or dutasteride. surgical treatment to reduce the obstruction the prostate is generally a last resort

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Is there a good home remedy for prostate enlargement?

No: None that have been proven by medical studies. There are many options for prostate enlargement. Talk to your urologist. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.

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Are there other causes of prostate enlargement besides cancer?

Are there other causes of prostate enlargement besides cancer?

Yes: Most people who have large prostates don't have cancer. It is genetic and diet related.

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Could having a TURP for prostate enlargement make me incontinent?

Yes: A TURP is an excellent procedure for an enlarged prostate and difficulty with urination. A rare complication of the procedure includes urinary incontinence after the procedure which is usually temporary but may be permanent.

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What is usually the most effective treatment for prostate enlargement?

Depends: Depends on the degree of symptoms you are having. Sometimes lifestyle modifications are all that is required. Sometimes oral medication and in severe cases surgery. Talk to your urologist about the options patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas.

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What work best to treat prostate enlargement (bph). How long to be treated.?

BPH: Treatments for BPH fall into two categories; medical and surgical. Medical therapy includes Alpha blocker medications to improve urine flow and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors to shrink the gland. The surgical options include thermal or laser destruction of prostatic tissue or transurthral resection of prostaic tissue (turp). The "best" treatment is a very individual thing.

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Does prostate enlargement has treatment and how long does the treatment takes?

Does prostate enlargement has treatment and how long does the treatment takes?

There are treatments: but they slow the progression and don't usually reverse the problem (except surgery) Saw Palmetto supplement is a good first thing to try.

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Please advise what is the treatment for "benign prostate enlargement" and will it be expensive?

BPH: Benign prostate hyper trophy can be treated by meds or surgery but only if the symptoms are truly bothersome to the pt or causing inability to empty the bladder resulting in other pronblems.