According to a study out of Singapore one in four men with symptoms from an enlarged prostate suffer from anxiety and depression.
Prostate enlargement can cause bothersome urinary symptoms experienced by aging men which including waking up several times at night to void, frequency of urination, decreased force of urinary stream, embarrassing urinary leakage or incontinence and even inability to urinate known as urinary retention.
Men studied in Singapore often correlated these bothersome symptoms as just a normal side effect of the aging process.
These symptoms however are typically correlated with enlargement of the prostate in the aging male and are certainly treatable.
Typically, the treatment starts with medications for prostate enlargement such as Flomax, or Proscar.
Patients with symptoms of BPH resistant to medical therapy may benefit from a surgical intervention. David Robbins, MD, a board certified urologist practicing in Miami is a regional expert in treating patients with refractory symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Dr. Robbins specializes in Green Light Laser minimally invasive prostate surgery for enlarged prostate.
Do not let symptoms of enlarged prostate get you down, contact us to learn how we can help restore your urinary symptoms to the way it was when you were younger.