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Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Two herbs proven for prostate health

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Saw palmetto and nettle extract are well-respected herbs, long used for the treatment of symptoms of BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). BPH is the non-cancerous swelling of the prostate affecting many men over 50 that causes urinary difficulties such as increased nighttime urination and reduced flow. A recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial shows once again [...]

Easing Prostate Woes: Herbs and lifestyle changes make a difference

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Symptoms of an enlarged prostate – known medically as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – can range from a weak, slow urinary stream, to hesitancy and straining to urinate, to an inability to empty the bladder completely, to more serious complications including recurrent urinary tract infections and kidney damage. If a man lives long enough, he [...]

Canadians granted millions to study alternatives for prostate and bladder diseases

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

For the first time in North America, non-traditional methods of treating painful prostate and bladder diseases that affect more than 50% of the adult population will be scientifically studied by a Canadian research team. Dr J. Curtis Nickel, professor of Urology at Queen’s and urologist at Kingston General Hospital has been awarded four research grants [...]

Pygeum shrinks enlarged prostate: study

By | May 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is more commonly known as enlarged prostate. It’s increasingly common among older men and may signal nutritional or hormonal imbalances. While a link between BPH and prostate cancer has not been clearly established, most men will want to take steps to improve the condition. Left untreated, an enlarged prostate can impair [...]