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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen
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prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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Some men with only slightly enlarged prostates can have significant symptoms, while other men with much enlarged prostates can have only minor urinary symptoms.
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A Although some early research produced positive findings about saw palmetto, two larger studies found that the herbal supplement was no better than placebo at treating urinary symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, or enlarged prostate), even with increasing doses.
As men age, their likelihood of developing an enlarged prostate increases significantly.
9 The symptoms of an enlarged prostate are the same as those for early prostate cancer.
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If you have, or are at high risk for, prostate cancer, have a severely enlarged prostate or breast cancer, you shouldn't undergo testosterone replacement Nor is the treatment recommended for men with severe obstructive sleep apnea, poorly controlled heart failure, or a hematocrit (the percent volume of red blood cells in your blood) above 50, which could increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.
BPH is a condition in which an enlarged prostate gland causes urinary symptoms such as discomfort, incontinence, incomplete voiding, and nocturia.
Many men suffering from lower urinary symptoms (LUIS) caused by an enlarged prostate (aka benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) take the supplement saw palmetto to help relieve symptoms, but a recent study suggests that saw palmetto may be ineffective for treating LUIS.