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Is there a link between hair loss and prostate enlargement?

Is there a link between hair loss and prostate enlargement?

Yes: Male pattern baldness and BPH (big prostate) are both associated with increased level of male hormones (androgens such as testosterone). ...Read more

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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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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. ...Read more

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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 ... ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Do any herbal drugs shrink prostate enlargement?

Do any herbal drugs shrink prostate enlargement?

None proven: Saw palmetto may make you feel better but has not been showed to shrink the prostate. The group of medical drugs called 5-alpha-reuductase inhibitors (avodart, proscar) are medically proven to shrink the prostate. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the latest method in surgery of prostate enlargement?

Please help! what is the latest method in surgery of prostate enlargement?

Laser...: Surgery to improve bladder emptying has undergone a fast pace of change especially over the past 10-15 yrs, so to strive for more patient comfort and less intraoperative complication with less cost. Laser vaporization, notably with greenlight laser, called pvp has stood out among the pack of options to earn high score of time test to fulfill the expectation as described. Detail? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What to do about prostate enlargement - oral medicines - reverse ejaculation?

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Here are some ...: "Older" men having slow urine flow are often told of having enlarged prostate, but it's not always a case and many of them simply results from poor relaxation of prostate urethra. Nonetheless, the initial mainstay of caring for such is using alpha-blocker to serve such purpose, but retrograde ejaculation may occur in some. If bothered by such, try different one hoping to minimize it .. So, ask Doc ...Read more