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Understanding BPH

We can help you understand your BPH so you have the knowledge you need to have a discussion with your doctor and tackle this common condition.

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Dr. Michael Darson

BPH Patient Education Webinar

Dr. Michael Darson, a recognized urologist, discusses the causes of an enlarged prostate and treatment options available.

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BPH vs. Prostate Cancer

Does BPH lead to prostate cancer? No, but they do have some similar symptoms, such as: an enlarged prostate, elevated PSA levels, and difficulty or increased frequency of peeing. 

Learn the difference between BPH and prostate cancer
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Is an Enlarged Prostate Impacting Your Lifestyle?

BPH symptoms can be bothersome – for example, when you have to wake up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Left untreated, over time, your symptoms may worsen and start to affect your quality of life. 

Learn about the lifestyle impact of BPH
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Does an Enlarged Prostate Affect a Man Sexually?

Living with an enlarged prostate, or BPH, can be even more difficult if you experience erectile dysfunction (ED). It’s important to understand your BPH treatment options and how they relate to ED. 

Learn more about BPH and ED
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What to Look For: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms

When your life is disrupted by urination issues, it may be time to learn more about benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It’s important to understand BPH symptoms, so you know when it’s time to speak with your doctor about the best treatment for BPH. 

Learn about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms
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What Causes Prostate Enlargement?

For many men, prostate growth is a natural part of aging, like wrinkles. Learn about potential causes and risk factors that may increase your chance of developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the medical term for prostate enlargement.

Learn about what causes prostate enlargement
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Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About An Enlarged Prostate

Many people are unaware of a common health condition for men as they grow older: benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as an enlarged prostate or BPH. There is little discussion about BPH despite the fact that it will affect most men as they age. Here are a few things you should know about BPH and BPH treatments.

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All treatments have inherent and associated risks. The Rezūm System is intended to relieve symptoms, obstructions, and reduce prostate tissue associated with BPH. It is indicated for men ≥ 50 years of age with a prostate volume 30cm3 ≤ 80cm3. The Rezūm System is also indicated for treatment of prostate with hyperplasia of the central zone and/or a median lobe. Potential risks include but are not limited to painful urination (dysuria), blood in the urine (hematuria), blood in the semen (hematospermia), decrease in ejaculatory volume, suspected urinary tract infection (UTI), and urinary frequency, retention or urgency. You should talk with your doctor about benefits and risks before moving forward with any treatment option.
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