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Name possible natural cures for enlarged prostate?

Name possible natural cures for enlarged prostate?

Natural options: While some natural supplements can help like salpalmetto, studies have show them to be questionable....True prostate obstruction needs a formal evaluation by a urologist. Look up international prostate symptom score...A small questionnaire about prostate symptoms....Great place to start..... ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Need natural cures for enlarged prostate?

Need natural cures for enlarged prostate?

See Link: This article discusses lifestyle changes, saw plametto, pygeum africanum, and grass pollen in the treatment of enlarged prostate, as well as more conventional treatments. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/benign-prostatic-000018.htm. ...Read more

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Are there any natural cures for enlarged prostates?

Are there any natural cures for enlarged prostates?

Yes: Some people find benefit from herbal medications that typically contain saw palmetto. More often than not, it doesn't help as much as prescription drugs do though. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy for BPH or enlarged prostate?

Any good home remedy for BPH or enlarged prostate?

No: BPH is benign swelling of the prostate gland as a man ages. It is under hormonal control and will continue to enlarge over time. If urinary symptoms arise, then treatment options inlcude observtaion, medical therapy, or surgery. There are no home remedies once can take to stop or prevent the enlargement. See your urologist if symptoms persist or bothersome. ...Read more

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Is there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

LAZY BLADDER: Treatments are usually aimed at keeping infections away. This can be done with vitamin c and methanamine. This assumes there is no blockage still. Many people simply catheterize to empty the residual urine 2-3x/day. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural over-the-counter cure for kidney infection?

Can there be a natural over-the-counter cure for kidney infection?

No: You need antibiotics. Kidney infections are a serious matter and not a time to avoid antibiotics. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Is there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about penile rehabilitation which includes daily low dose pill (like viagra). This should occur for 1 year after surgery: see this link http://www.Healthymerlin.Com/after-prostate-surgery-patients-need-penile-rehab/. ...Read more

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Is there a natural treaments for overactive bladder ?

Is there a natural treaments  for overactive bladder ?

Yes: Follow bladder diet, avoid smoking and constipation. Pelvic floor pt or accupuncture can be very helpful. Nerve stimulation or medications can also help. ...Read more

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Erection dysfunction: is there a natural cure for this?

Erection dysfunction: is there a natural cure for this?

Progressive Disease: True erectile dysfunction (ed) caused by disease (not psychological) reflects damage over time. Several illnesses (diabetes, high cholesterol, high bp) contribute to blood vessel and nerve damage. In the penis this causes diminished or absent erections. Medicines improve flow but do not cure ed. As such, there are not any cures, natural or pharmacological. Do not smoke, eat well and exercise. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for enlarged prostate?

What is the remedy for enlarged prostate?

Options: Prostate size will shrink by 30% in many men on a combination of Alpha blocker (flomax (tamsulosin)) and 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor (proscar/avodart) after 6 months of therapy. Surgery obviously can reduce the size and is necessary sometimes if there is impingement of the urinary tract causing obstruction. Usually symptoms a re managed with Alpha blockers (flomax (tamsulosin) type meds) to improve urinary flow. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect of luprodex 11.25 inj. In prostate cancer? What can be other treatment options for prostate cancer?

Is there any side effect of luprodex 11.25 inj. In prostate cancer? What can be other treatment options for prostate cancer?

See below: This medication and others like it are called androgen deprivation therapy, and they work by shutting down testicular production of the male hormone testosterone (aka chemical castration). Common side effects include hot flashes, fatigue, loss of sex drive, weight gain, erectile problems, depression, and bone demineralization. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to shrink an enlarged prostate (due to older age)?

Not really: There are some natural remedies for the prostate, but most prevent enlargement and in the studies done in the german literature have not been shown to actually shrink it. ...Read more

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What are some natural treatments for prostate infections?

What are some natural treatments for prostate infections?

None; need antibioti: While there may be some "natural" treatments for an enlarged prostate, there are no "natural or "organic" treatments for true prostate infections or prostatitis, which require a prolonged course of antibiotics. Best to go see your family physician or urologist if you think you have an infection. ...Read more

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Are there alternative remedies or treatment for benign prostatic hypertrophy?

BPH treatment: There is a non-surgical way for a person to have BPH treated. It is not covered under medicare at present, to my knowledge. It involves a interventional radiologist embolizing prostatic arteries cutting off blood flow to it. This stops the symptoms of bph. It is best to go to a urologist to discuss this with that doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more