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BPH Treatment Options

There are many BPH treatment options with varying levels of invasiveness, effectiveness and durability. Let us help you understand these various treatments in depth so you can feel more confident when discussing options with your doctor.

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Common Medications for BPH

Do you struggle with BPH symptoms? Are you among the millions of men taking medications to treat BPH? If your doctor is prescribing you BPH medications, take some time to learn about the benefits and potential side effects of each one.

Read an overview of BPH medications
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Alpha Blockers for BPH

Alpha blockers are a common medication and can be used to treat BPH. Read more about how they work and their potential side effects.

Learn about alpha blockers
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5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors for BPH

Are you taking 5-alpha reductase inhibitors for bothersome urinary symptoms? Read more about how they work and their potential side effects.

Learn about 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
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Alpha Blockers vs. 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors

Alpha blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors are both common BPH medications, but they work differently.

See how they compare
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BPH Medications: Considering Treatment Benefits and Side Effects

BPH is a common disease for which there are many treatment solutions. Medication may help you manage your symptoms, but each medication has its own potential benefits and side effects.

Read more about BPH medications
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Understanding the American Urological Association Guidelines

You may not have heard of the American Urological Association (AUA). It’s definitely worth understanding what they do and how some of their guidelines may affect your treatment plan for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or an enlarged prostate.

Learn more about the AUA Guidelines
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Natural Remedies for Enlarged Prostate

While there are several BPH treatments available, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Your doctor can help you choose the best treatment for you, which may include natural remedies and lifestyle modifications to help ease your BPH symptoms.

Read more about natural remedies

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