Benign Prostate Disease

Enlarged Prostate and Urinary Problems

As men age, some will develop urinary problems, most commonly from an enlarged prostate. How dangerous are these symptoms? Must you have treatment and if so, must it be surgery? Are there treatments that really can improve your quality of life? Both medical and surgical treatments are available to treat these symptoms. Given the number of options, patients should understand their advantages and disadvantages so they can be better informed and participate in choosing which therapy is right for them.