What Is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?
Dr. Mital John • onHealth & Beauty 8 years ago • 3 min read

What is the prostate? The prostate is a male sex gland. Months' lies below bladder, the pubic bone in front and the rectum behind. At birth, weighing a few grams. In puberty begins under the influence of male sex hormones growth by reaching the age of 20 by weight 20 g and a length of 3 to 4 cm.

Passing through the prostate part of the urethra, in which the incident to seed copies. Urethra, the tube, after which the urine is excreted from the urinary bladder. Why is prostate important? Its role is unclear. It is known that prostate with the per carp forms the majority seminal fluid in which sperm travel to female eggs.

What is benign prostatic hyperplasia prostate? With aging the prostate grows, which is called a professional benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This is one of the most common non-cancer (benign) diseases a man who usually does not develop into prostate cancer causing the problems with urinating. Annoying urination problems due to BPH has more than one-third men over 65 years.


What are the causes of BHP? BHP is one of the most common diseases of aging the man, but causes for the accident Sun we know well enough. The main reason would be reduce the concentration of male sexual hormone testosterone, which occurs with age. Among the risk factors include BHP genetic factors, race, smoking and obesity.

What are the symptoms of BPH?

Prostate increased pressure on the initial part of the urethra below the bladder and irritate your bladder size. This causes difficulties in mokrenju , which can be divided into two groups. Signs of difficult urination (obstructive):

• Weak urinary stream, • Waiting for the start of urination, • Interruption of urine when urinating, • Uncontrolled dripping of urine Mon mokrenju and leakage of urine in the bladder over-filled.

Signs of irritation (iritativni):

• Frequent urination at night, standing by, • Irrepressible need mokrenju losses from urine and a feeling of incomplete bladder Mon mokrenju vacated.

What is the expiry untreated BPH? Enlarged prostate gradually narrows the urethra and urine more difficult end of the urinary bladder. Muscle bladder that is initially adjusted to strengthen and thickens, thereby completely urine expelled from the bladder. Stream of urine is becoming thinner and weaker. In addition, becomes thick wall of the bladder more irritable, which causes urination at night. During the day, it becomes frequent urination. Eventually bladder wall bladder weakens, so there is no longer able to reap all the urine from the bladder. Urine stagnates initially only urinary bladder, but eventually also in the urethra and in the kidneys and can lead to serious damage kidney.

Why is it treated?

The answer lies in the obstruction, which may occur due to certain events:

• Stones in the urinary bladder (bladder does not empty enough and there is a greater likelihood of stones); • Frequent urinary tract infections (in the same as in stone); • detrusor decompensation (there can be streamed to incontinence when the bladder is completely full, the urine starts leaking); • Failure of the upper urotrakta; • haematuria (appearance of blood in the urine); • Acute urinary retention (inability to urine output with full bladder).

The diagnosis can be made only by a doctor. Only this can, on the basis of history and certain investigations confirm the disease and, if necessary, decide on treatment.

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