Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Most men notice that around age 50, they begin to experience some changes in their urinary functioning. This is caused by enlargement of the prostate gland which compresses the urethra, the tube which carries urine from the bladder to the outside. This is called benign (non cancerous) prostatic hyperplasia and is NOT cancer of the prostate.

Symptoms of prostate enlargement include: