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Is BPH A Serious Medical Condition?

Is an enlarged prostate a serious medical condition? If you are male, 60% of you will have symptoms of an enlarged prostate over the age of 60. 90% will have symptoms by age 85. This adds up to fourteen million Americans with an enlarged prostate, and although this seems fairly common, don’t be fooled into thinking it cannot ever become serious. It can be.

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How Is An Enlarged Prostate Diagnosed?

The prostate is a small, muscular gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It slowly swells as a man gets older, squeezing the urethra and limiting the flow of urine. An enlarged prostate is known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH.

Accompanying symptoms can be mild to severe and usually get worse over time. Diagnosis helps to rule out other more serious conditions and can help to manage the symptoms and treat the condition.

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

We care about our patients health and well-being. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are offering telehealth visits. Please do not come to the office if you feel sick, have a fever or cough, or have been around someone or live with someone with a suspected respiratory illness. If any of these apply to you, please call us to reschedule your appointment. We will be screening patients at the time of scheduling and when they come for their visit.  We will be screening staff members at the start of every shift.  Only the patient will be allowed in the exam rooms unless they require a caregiver to be with them during the visit. Your health is our top priority, and we will do everything we can to protect our patients, their families, and our staff.

 

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The Best Foods For Prostate Health

The prostate gland is an integral part of the male reproductive system. About the size of a walnut, it continues to change and grow during a man’s lifetime. Maintaining prostate health should be of maximum importance to all men if they want to lead a long and healthy life.

Let’s look at three medical issues that can arise as a result of the prostate gland, and some recommendations for the best foods for prostate health.

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