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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. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Could it be right that pumpkin seed can cure enlarged prostate, ?

Could it be right that pumpkin seed can cure enlarged prostate, ?

Yes It Is True: Pumpkin seeds contain compound called phytosterols which may help shrink enlarged prostate they also contain chemical that may prevent some conversion of testosterone into dht(dihydrotestosterone).High level of Dht are associated with enlarged prostate you need to consume 1oz of shelled pumpkin seeds three times a day. ...Read more

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

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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My father is suffering from Hypertension and having 1.9 creatinine level as well as mildly enlarged prostate. Would he able to cure completely?

My father is suffering from Hypertension and having 1.9 creatinine level as well as mildly enlarged prostate. Would he able to cure completely?

Probably not: But - high blood pressure(hypertension) can be treated and controlled to reduce risk of stroke, heart disease to near normal levels. Creatinine of 1.9 indicates reduced kidney function which may cause or aggravate high BP, but also may be caused by high BP. This could be reversible or indicative of a chronic kidney problem. Suggest consult with a specialist - nephrologist. Prostate ?related. ...Read more

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I am a 67 yr old male and have frequent night time urination this may be caused by an enlarged prostate. Is the any natural treatment for this?

I am a 67 yr old male and have frequent night time urination  this may be caused by an enlarged prostate. Is the any natural treatment for this?

BPH supplement: Get a medical eval including prostate exam, blood test (psa / bmp) and a urinalysis first to exclude illnesses other than enlarged prostate. Natural supplement for enlarged prostate include supplement such as saw palmetto and beta sterols. @drhtay. ...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.?

No: You should,if not already, be seen by urologist.Have you been advised to take meds already?You are giving a diagnosis so it sounds like you already were tested.There are no herbal meds for enlarged prostate that work. Good luck ...Read more

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Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Unlikely : In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age. ...Read more

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How can one determine if they have an enlarged prostate?

How can one determine if they have an enlarged prostate?

Clinical or imaging.: A digital rectal exam by an experienced urologist is one way, though there is significant interobserver variability. The best way is by transrectal ultrasound (trus), where measurements can be made & volume calculated. This test is usually unnecessary as urinary obstruction is a clinical diagnosis, not completely related to size, and prostate medications are given to see if there is a response. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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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