There are many medical conditions that have confusing and erroneous online information. One of these is an enlarged prostate, or BPH. Let’s separate the truth from the myths.
Author: Advanced Urology of Southwest Louisiana
8 Signs You May Have Kidney Stones
There are few things as painful as passing a kidney stone. Some people compare it to giving birth. With around 600,000 kidney stone cases in the United States ever year, let’s take a look at 8 signs you may have kidney stones.
Waking Up To Pee: Could It Be BPH?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, simply means an enlarged prostate gland. If you are a male and over the age of 45, you most likely know about this condition, as it affects men as they age and causes a number of symptoms. If you are waking up at night to pee, you may be wondering if it could be due to BPH.
Should I Seek Erectile Dysfunction Treatment?
Should I seek erectile dysfunction treatment? If you are thinking about this question, then yes. If you have been asking yourself this question for a while, then absolutely yes—don’t procrastinate any longer. Pick up the phone and make an appointment with Dr. Siddiq in Lake Charles and Sulphur, LA. Get the answers you need.
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How Is BPH Diagnosed?
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a scary-sounding name. It affects 25 percent of men by age 55 and half of the male population by age 75. It has easily recognizable symptoms, and is non-cancerous, but some of the test results can look like cancer. Let’s start at the beginning: how is BPH diagnosed?
What’s The Difference Between BPH And Prostate Cancer?
What’s the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? The most important difference is that BPH, or an enlarged prostate gland, is not cancerous. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever get prostate cancer, but an enlarged prostate is a common condition as men get older. Let’s explain further.
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What To Expect During An Erectile Dysfunction Exam
When a man is having concerns about erectile dysfunction, it may take him a while to finally address the topic with his doctor. There may be a lot of anxiety and fear about a diagnosis and even about having the erectile dysfunction exam. We can ease some worry by giving you an overview and what to expect during an erectile dysfunction exam.
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Can BPH Be Prevented?
Just like women, men find that as they get older, certain parts of their body get larger. Think stomach and prostate gland. We could go on, but you get the picture. A man’s prostate gland can change from the size of a walnut up to as large as an orange, which is known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). When this happens later in life, it causes symptoms and sometimes complications. Can BPH be prevented?
Your Guide To Testosterone Therapy For Low T
Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. As men age, Low T is not unusual. However, not all males are candidates for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Consider this your guide to testosterone therapy for low T.
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Natural Ways To Prevent Kidney Stones
If you have experienced the excruciating pain of passing a kidney stone, you remember it well. You are probably aware that once you have one, there is a strong likelihood you will have another. Not a very comforting thought, but there are some natural ways to prevent kidney stones. Keep reading to discover some easy preventative methods.