Did you know that most patients with prostate cancer (CaP) will also frequently experience BPH symptoms? A common form of CaP treatment is radiation (XRT). Radiation can be delivered in either traditional external beam or brachytherapy. While it is effective at eradicating CaP, it has no effect on the enlarging prostate. Many patients will go on to…
UroLift represents an attractive solution to those unhappy with the side effects of BPH medication or who want to avoid taking a pill every day. UroLift may also be a solution for those looking to avoid undergoing surgery.
Rezūm, which has been featured on The Doctors and in The Wall Street Journal, is one way to alleviate BPH symptoms. Rezūm essentially utilizes steam to treat an enlarged prostate. Sterile water, which is heated into steam, is delivered in controlled doses to areas of prostate tissue. The heat eventually kills the extra tissue, which is then processed by your body. With the extra tissue gone, there is less pressure on your urethra, decreased discomfort and improved urination.
Almost every day I am asked about recommendations on herbal or phytotherapeutic therapies for BPH. Many of which people see on TV with claims of improving prostate health.