Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
If you’re a man past middle age, there’s a good chance that you have or may develop a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This noncancerous condition affects about 40% of men in their 50s, 60% of men in their 60s, and more than 80% of men in their 80s. ...Read More
Medications Used for Male Pattern Baldness and BPH May Be Associated With Depression
5α-reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs) are a group of drugs that are used to treat enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH) and male pattern baldness/hair loss. Finasteride and dutasteride a...
Enlarged Prostate: Surgical Approach Preserves Ejaculatory Function in Men with BPH
Scientists have developed a new surgical approach for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH – an enlarged prostate). It’s called urethral-sparing robot-assisted simple prostatectomy (usRASP)...
Prostate Treatments May Have Sexual Side Effects, But Patients Not Always Aware
Some treatments for an enlarged prostate and related urinary symptoms have sexual side effects. However, doctors don’t always let patients know about them, according to a recent survey. ...
BPH Drugs Associated with Higher Risk of Depression and Self-Harm but Not Suicide
Men who take certain medications for an enlarged prostate or hair loss could be at higher risk for depression and self-harm, according to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. However, th...
Finasteride Linked to Sexual Problems in Men
Researchers have found that men who take finasteride, a drug prescribed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – an enlarged prostate, may be at higher risk for erection problems when c...
Insulin Resistance Predicts LUTS and Erectile Dysfunction
Men who have insulin resistance are at higher risk for erectile dysfunction (ED) and severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to Italian researchers. ...
PDE5 Inhibitors and Alpha-Blockers May Help Men with ED and LUTS
Erectile dysfunction (ED) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) become more common as men get older. New research suggests that taking a combination of two drugs may benefit these men more than...
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Enlarged Prostate Treatment and Your Sex Life
Getting older? If you’re a man, the size of your prostate might become a concern. ...
Should Men Worry About Dry Orgasms?
A dry orgasm? For men, it sounds like a contradiction, doesn’t it? Men ejaculate semen at orgasm. Doesn’t that make orgasms, by definition, wet? ...
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Aquablation Studied as Enlarged Prostate Treatment
Men with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - an enlarged prostate - may eventually have a new treatment option. ...
Medications for BPH: Are Two Drugs Better Than One?
When a man has benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – an enlarged prostate – he may have trouble with urination. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) happen because the tissue in the prostate gland grows...
TRT Doesn’t Cause or Worsen Enlarged Prostate Symptoms
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) doesn’t appear to cause or worsen lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) or an enlarged prostate, according to a review of past research. An enlarged prostate – al...