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Prostate Health

The prostate is part of the male reproductive system, it's a gland surrounding the urethra at the neck of the bladder. The main function of the prostate is to make a thin fluid (semenal fluid) that lubricates the urethra and transports sperm. As men age, the prostate can lose it's original structure and function which may lead to urinary problems.

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COMMON PROSTATE CONDITIONS

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy(BPH) - Enlarged Prostate

  • Prevalence of 50% amongst men 60 years or older and 90% for men 80 years or older.2,3
  • Approximately 14 million men in the United States have symptoms of BPH.
  • Men with symptomatic BPH have a 23% lifetime risk of developing acute urinary retention (AUR) if left untreated. 4

Prostatitis

  • Most common urinary tract problem for men younger than age 50.5
  • The third most common urinary tract problem for men older than age 50.5

CURRENT TREATMENTS

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