Benign prostatic hyperplasia is probably the most common disease of the prostate, the most frequent cause for medical treatment and surgery of the prostate. Man's disease is perhaps the most full of myths and impotence with more fear which provides man.
The benign tumor of the prostate is abnormal and disordered growth of the glands that are in direct contact with the urethra, and to form the tumor blocks the flow of urine, causing damage to the bladder, then kidney failure, and eventually can even lead to death from the failure.
The prostate is an organ that sits just below the bladder and surrounds part of the urethra. Is the normal size of a golf ball? One of its roles is to keep sperm alive in the reproductive stage, but has no role in the ability to have sexual relation. For effects of age and dihydrotestosterone -a waste product of testosterone, growth originates from the gland and, as it grows, it compresses the urethra causing two types of symptoms: obstructive symptoms and irritative symptoms.
The benign prostate growth occurs in approximately 50% of men aged 50 to 59 years, and over 80% of those over 80 years.
Herbal Medicine offers preventive and curative treatment, which produces no side effects. Represents an option compared to synthetic treatments, because uses of herbal products reduce prostate size, achieving the improvement in symptoms and quality of life and avoid surgery in many cases unnecessary.
Symptoms: Only half of patients with BPH have some symptoms, such as: Nocturnal (need to urinate 2 or more times at night). Increased urinary frequency with urgency. Urinary incontinence. Decreased force of urinary stream, post void dribbling. Acute urinary retention. Delayed onset of urination, intermittency, and sensation of incomplete emptying.
The symptoms of BPH are the result of obstruction; there is a decrease in the size and strength of urinary stream, increased frequency of urination both day and night, and eventually a permanent desire to urinate. If the disease progresses without treatment is presented urinary incontinence or complete retention of urine.
Not all patients suffer the symptoms described above prostatic growth; therefore it is necessary to rule out other diseases that also occur, such as diabetes, prostatitis, prostate or bladder cancer, bladder or urethral stricture, neurogenic bladder and others. It is also important to eliminate the adverse effects of drugs that aggravate urinary symptoms, such as allergy, cold and diuretics.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia begins almost every man around 35 years of age, but progression is highly variable, at a very fast, others slower and in some more fortunate so slow that fails to produce significant alterations.
BPH is very common, and also shares signs and symptoms with other diseases of the prostate as prostate cancer, which calls for periodic visits of a healthy man to a urologist for the filing of such hyperplasia or other abnormalities of the urinary tract , timely diagnosis is made and to avoid the complications of this condition.
Every man who lives long enough will develop benign prostatic hyperplasia, because the prevalence increases with age. Herbal Medicine offers an effective preventive and curative treatment.
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