Prostate health could be understood by the terminology of BPH (Benign Prostate Hyperplasia) which is also known as prostate enlargement gland. This is a very common health issue in men. It is actually a non-cancerous increase in the size of prostate gland which can squeeze urethra which carries the urine and semen out of penis. It can cause blocking of urine flow from the bladder. Generally the prostate cells multiply and create prostate gland enlargement. This is caused by the hormonal changes which occur in body when we grow old. The testosterone hormones level rise which brings changes to the testicular cells.
Our specialists at Wellcare Medical Center perform the needed examinations for BPH diagnosis to rule out other disorders through lab tests. The treatment may include a life style change, surgery or simple medication.
If the conditions are moderate following treatments could be prescribed:
- Alpha blockers
- 5-alpha reductase inhibitors or (%-ARIs)
- Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors (PDE% inhibitors)