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Side Effects of Drugs for Enlarged Prostate (BPH)

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Side Effects of Drugs for Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Let’s say you’ve been experiencing symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) —you know, urinary frequency, painful urination, dribbling, urinating during the night—and your doctor confirms the diagnosis. Then he or she whips out a prescription pad to write a script for one of several drugs for BPH […]

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Label for BPH Drug Finasteride Now Warns of Sexual Side Effects

Finasteride and erectile dysfunction

If you take finasteride for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or for male pattern baldness, get ready to see new labeling with your prescription. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced labeling changes for both the name brands (Proscar and Propecia) and generic finasteride formulations after it reviewed the adverse event reports related to this […]

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BPH Enlarged Prostate

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease in men in which the prostate grows through the impact of natural hormone factors or other reasons to do with aging. Although it is generally considered to affect men over 50, BPH can affect men at any age after a man reaches his forties. There are many symptoms of […]

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Pain Killers No Protection from BPH (Enlarged Prostate)

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NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen and aspirin do not provide protection against BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and the associated lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to a new study in BJU International. A previous study had indicated aspirin might be helpful in reducing the risk of BPH and LUTS. The premise of the new […]

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BPH, Hair Loss Drugs Could Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

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In case you missed the warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last June, here’s another one from Health Canada: if you take the prescription drugs finasteride or dutasteride for BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) or hair loss, you should know these drugs carry a warning that they may be associated with an increased risk […]

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Going Bald Prematurely Puts You at Risk for Enlarged Prostate (BPH)

Baldness and BPH

Going bald prematurely (androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness) is bad enough, but now researchers say they have confirmed that losing your hair puts you at higher risk for an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Both premature balding and BPH have something in common: a hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Androgenetic alopecia, the most common form […]

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Chronic Prostatitis Increases Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Prostatitis and Cancer

If you have chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), you could be at increased risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. Results of the study appeared recently in BJU International. This study is important because chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is the most common form of prostatitis and […]

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10 Amazing Functions of the Prostate Gland

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No wonder it is so vital to men’s health and the propagation of the species! The Prostate’s Purpose: 1. Gland The primary job of the prostate is to produce and secrete some of the alkaline seminal fluids during ejaculation (about 30-35% of the semen ejaculate). Being alkaline, the prostate fluid, which is milky whitish in […]

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101 Ways to Love Your Prostate!

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Ok, we know, it’s a long list and we can’t be serious about doing everything right! But if you just do small steps every day and make a few of these changes then maybe that will add up to a big result (or a small healthy prostate more appropriately)! Some of the things are pretty […]

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New Surgical Treatment for BPH is Safe and Effective

Treatment for BPH

In the quest for newer and more effective BPH treatment, scientists have developed a new technology called prostatic arterial embolization, a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis. A report about the success of prostatic arterial embolization was presented at the XXXIII Brazilian Congress of Urology by Francisco C. Carnevale, University of […]

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