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How can I prevent from getting benign prostatic hypertrophy?

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In brief: Prevention of Benign prostatic hypertrophy

Although it is not known why only some men develop BPH, it is clear that advancing age is the prime risk factor. Testosterone is certainly involved in the development of BPH in some way and it is likely that the female hormone, oestrogen, plays a part.
Studies suggest that men in the Far East are protected against BPH by a diet high in soya which contains oestrogen-like substances.


At present, there is little you can do to prevent BPH. You can visit your doctor if you develop urinary problems to ensure that any problems are dealt with promptly and appropriately and while treatment is simpler.

In brief: Prevention of Benign prostatic hypertrophy

Although it is not known why only some men develop BPH, it is clear that advancing age is the prime risk factor. Testosterone is certainly involved in the development of BPH in some way and it is likely that the female hormone, oestrogen, plays a part.
Studies suggest that men in the Far East are protected against BPH by a diet high in soya which contains oestrogen-like substances.


At present, there is little you can do to prevent BPH. You can visit your doctor if you develop urinary problems to ensure that any problems are dealt with promptly and appropriately and while treatment is simpler.
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