Daily Checkup: Common prostate problems are commonly ignored (New York Daily News)
Prostatic disease affects more than 50% of American men over age 50, becoming increasingly widespread with age. “As many as one in eight men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime, and benign prostatic disease (BPH) is even more common, affecting 60% of men age 60 and 80% of men age 80,” says Mount Sinai Roosevelt’s Dr. Franklin Lowe.
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Questions and Answers
ENLARGED PROSTATE (BPH)?IS THERE A GOOD, RELIABLE NATURAL WAY TO TREAT BPH BESIDE TAKING FLOMAX AND /OR ADVODART??BOTH ARE HORMONE INHIBITORS AND TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE. SURGERY IS NOT AN OPTION.
[display_name id=”0″]A qualified naturopath or herbalist can give you an herbal tincture containing saw palmetto, a scientifically proven herb to treat prostate problems.
Numerous human trials report that saw palmetto improves symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) such as nighttime urination, urinary flow, and overall quality of life, although it may not greatly reduce the size of the prostate. The effectiveness may be similar to the medication finasteride (Proscar®) with fewer side effects.
Why do women have symptoms of an enlarged prostate?Specially when they are all female.
[display_name id=”0″]No, women do not have prostates.
[display_name id=”0″]There are no early reliable symptoms of prostate cancer. If present, they may mimic an enlarged prostate (aka BPH) or prostatitis.
Remember the definition of symptoms is something the patient complains about, and a sign is something the observer (physician) and identify (prostate nodule or elevated PSA).