What are the causes of enlarged prostate?
Actually the causes of prostate gland increase are not completely understood. The ageing is considered being a major factor for developing of enlarged prostate. Though, some of men do not experience any signs of this condition. It is also known that the prostate enlargement can be linked to certain alterations in the cells of the gland and testicles. The testicles alterations certainly increase the risk of prostate enlargement. The removal of testicles reduces the chance for BPH. The testicles can be removed due to different conditions including testicular cancer. Other factors for BPH development include: • Age – men in their 50-60 are more prone to experience the signs of BPH; • With age the percentage of men with BPH symptoms increase proportionally; • Urinary Tract Infections; • Testicles cancer. BPH can be managed with the help of preventative measures. One should limit the amount of alcohol and salt in a diet. Besides, doctors recommend avoid eating canned foods and foods containing lots of salt.
Other ways to reduce the symptoms are: frequent urination, limitation of liquid especially before going to bed, avoiding spicy foods. A man should visit his doctor regularly especially if the symptoms of BPH bother him. An urgent consultation is needed in case a man has blood in his urine, the symptoms of BPH get worse and worse with time. The case of emergency is also fever and inflammatory states. If you have any questions about prostate enlargement and its treatment, go and ask your doctor. Do not hesitate to do it or your condition may deteriorate without proper treatment. In some cases the BPH condition can remain stable and cause no bothering symptoms. Still in some men the symptoms are so worse that they need medical treatment.
Doctors often prescribe different medications for the management of BPH symptoms. One of such medicines is Avodart. It contains generic medicine Dutasteride- a Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy agent. The use of this medicine should be coordinated by a caring doctor. The dosage and frequency of use should also be adjusted by a doctor. Avodart can interact with other drugs. Ask your doctor about drug-to-drug interactions and side effects related to Avodart treatment. The medicine effectively manages the symptoms of BPH and helps men feel better and live comfortable live free of unpleasant signs of enlarged prostate. If Avodart is chosen for the treatment of BPH, then you should carefully follow your doctor’s prescriptions and advice.
BPH and its signs
BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia is a non-cancerous male health condition characterized by enlargement of the prostate gland. This gland is producing special fluid which mixes with the sperm and carries it out of the penis causing ejaculation. The prostate gland is located around the urethra, near the bladder. The urethra is a tube in which urine is flowing to be eliminated from the body. The growth of the prostate gland is a natural ageing process in all men. It may be undistinguished when a man has no symptoms of BPH at all. In some men the gland grows unevenly and starts pressing on the urethra. This causes unpleasant symptoms such as increased urination and bladder problems.
Among the most common signs of BPH are: • Inability to empty the bladder completely, a feeling as if you have some urine in the bladder; • Sudden need to urinate; • Frequent urination at night (more than two times per night); • The flow of the urine is intermittent, a man has to stop and start urinating again; • Weak stream of the urine; • Painful urination, blood in the urine; • Inability to urinate. The symptoms and signs of enlarged prostate indicate that there is a
problem. A man should consult a doctor and find the right treatment. Avodart represents one of the best medications for prostate support, especially in men’ later years. This medicine promotes prostate health and helps to decrease the warning signs and symptoms of enlarged prostate. Before using this medicine it is needed to visit a doctor.
Avodart dosage and administration
The medication Avodart is available in the form of capsules of 0.5-mg of the main component. The capsules should be swallowed whole without opening or chewing. Avodart can be consumed with or without food. The recommended dose of Avodart used alone is 1 capsule (0.5 mg) taken once daily. The period of treatment is adjusted by your doctor. Avodart with alpha adrenergic antagonist tamsulosin: The daily dose of Avodart is 1 capsule (0.5 mg) and tamsulosin 0.4 mg.