Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Some men use Reference herbal therapy for difficulty urinating caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Herbal therapy includes treatments such as saw palmetto or beta-sitosterol. Talk with your doctor about how herbal therapy may be used along with medical treatment for BPH.
Balloon dilation is no longer used to treat prostate enlargement, because it was found to be ineffective.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology