Saturday, July 16, 2011

The prostate grows larger in two periods of life particularly during puberty and middle adult which is around 20-25 years of age. The growth of prostate during the puberty stage is thought to be normal. This is in response to the secondary characteristics occurring in the body of the male. The second growth which occurs during early adulthood is in response to the preparation of the body for the reproduction stage. This is the crucial stage for the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Enlargement of the prostate gland can cause many problems with the urinary system resulting in uncomfortable symptoms, however, the greater the enlargement has no bearing on the symptoms as some men who have a greater enlargement may experience less problematic symptoms than men who have a smaller enlargement. These most common symptoms of BPH include an increase in the frequency of urination, an increase in urgency, leaking or dribbling, nocturia which is having to times throughout the night,

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