Benign prostatic hyperplasia or Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) is a common condition in men. It seldom causes problems in the early years of life but more than 50% of those above fifty and nearly 90% of those in their seventies and eighties have an Enlarged Prostate.
The prostate gland lies between the bowel and the bladder. The enlargement causes strangulation of the urethra through which the urine passes on to the penis. The most significant symptoms of BPH are in the form of urinary problems like:
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