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Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is, as its name suggests, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland common among men during middle and old age. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located in the pelvis needed to supply the fluid that nourishes sperm and helps to transport it through the urethra during sexual ejaculation. As men age, the prostate gland usually grows in size and may start pressing against the urethra, obstructing urine flow. Over time, […]