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Options for Treating The Enlarged Prostate Gland

For reasons not entirely known, the prostate gland starts to increase in size around age 50 and causes symptoms of difficulty with urination. The prostate gland is a walnut sized organ at the base of the bladder and surrounds the tube, the urethra, which transports urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. 410 more words

Benign Enlargement of the Prostate Gland Affects Millions of U.S. Men-New Treatment With Prostate Urethral Lift

Benign enlargement of the prostate gland affects nearly millions American men. In the past the procedure of choice was a surgical procedure, transurethral resection of the prostate gland, which is often referrd to as the rotor router procedure. 908 more words

Of Nighttime Urination, Sleep Disruption and Promiscuous Eating

Andrew Siegel, M.D.  Blog #100

Nocturia is a condition in which one awakens from sleep to urinate. Arising once or so to empty one’s bladder during sleep hours is considered normal; however, when it happens multiple times, it can be not only annoying but also sleep-disruptive. 1,207 more words

Good News, Guys: Spikes in PSA Don't Mean Prostate Cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the American Urological Association currently recommend that men who have a spike in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels get a biopsy to test for prostate cancer — even if their overall PSA level is low and there are no other indications of cancer. 378 more words