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Does heat therapy help with bladder symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of convective thermal (a form of heat) therapy to treat urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH – an enlarged prostate). The study found that heat therapy is effective in the treatment of BPH symptoms. Some background BPH is an enlarged prostate that may cause bothersome...

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Does dutasteride improve a large prostate and bladder symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of adding dutasteride (Avodart) to patients already on ineffective drug treatment for an enlarged prostate and bladder symptoms. The study found that adding dutasteride reduced detrusor (muscle of the bladder) size and bladder problems. Some background Patients with enlarged prostates and urinary...

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Cranberry fruit powder more effective than placebo at reducing urinary symptoms

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of Flowens (a cranberry fruit powder) as an alternative treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers report preliminary evidence that Flowens can reduce BPH-related urinary symptoms. Some background BPH can lead to bothersome urinary symptoms that can impact quality of life. The...

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Relieving BPH symptoms with a WAVE

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of WAVE (Water Vapor Energy Ablation) – a new procedure to relieve urinary symptoms due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). WAVE was found to be a simple, effective and safe method of treating BPH symptoms.  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia may lead to troublesome urinary...

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Combining ?-blockers with anticholinergics helps relieve urinary symptoms

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effects of combined α-blocker and anticholinergic therapy on urinary symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Some background Men with enlarged prostates often experience bothersome urinary symptoms. These may include increased frequency or urgency of urination, frequently waking up at...

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