By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
April 29, 2022
Nearly all men will experience an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH) in their lives. At some point, they will find themselves making constant trips to the bathroom, especially at night. And it may seem that urgency is required… but when you stand over the toilet you may only be able to dribble.
You see, a normal sized prostate is about the size of a golf ball. But over the years, it can become as large as a tennis ball. When this happens, it presses down on your urethra like a vice. This can cause all sorts of troubles when it comes to passing fluids from your bladder through to the toilet bowl.
As a result, up to 50% of men over the age of 50 – and up to 80% of men over the age of 80 – will experience urinary tract symptoms cause by BPH. Continue reading