Prostate Treatments

What Can I Do To Get Rid Of My Prostate Problems

Prostate enlargement develops in most men with increasing age. Approximately 30% of men develop symptoms that will require them to seek active treatment. 

If you are suffering from prostate enlargement, you are not alone - one in two men aged over 50 are effected and about half of these suffer from the symptoms of prostate enlargement. Although prostate enlargement have similar symptoms with prostate cancer, they have nothing to do with each - however, for many that suffer from this, it does have a negative impact on their life.

What creates prostate problems?

When the prostate gland continue to grow it squeezes around the urethra so that the passage gets repressed. The bladder muscle power can compensate by working with higher pressure, but when the bladder no longer manage the increasing symptoms: emptying symptoms involving ignition problems, weak beam, portions emptying, and incomplete emptying, storage problems with urination and frequent voiding both day and night.

How do you know if you have prostate problems?

Do you find it hard to get started with emptying the bladder?

Do you need to urinate frequently and with less than two hours apart?

Do you have a very weak stream of urine?

Do have to get up many times each night to urinate?

So what can you do?

Treatment methods

Medical Treatment

Heat treatment

Surgery / Operation
Medical Treatment

Medical treatment for prostate enlargement has been more and more common. Alpha blockers have an immediate onset of symptom-relieving effect but no effect on prostate Magnifier continued growth. Side effects are relatively common form of dizziness, fatigue, headache, hypotension, and rare cases of erectile dysfunction. Drug therapy has only one symptom-relieving effect. Drug therapy is only suitable for mild to moderate symptoms.

Heat treatment

Minimally invasive (treatment options that are most often done under local anesthesia) treatment. The method is well documented and there is a demonstrable objective findings of stronger urinary flow and reduction in size of the prostate gland. This treatment involves measuring the temperature of the prostate during the treatment. The technology makes it possible to track the temperature development in the prostate, which gives the physician an opportunity to remove as much prostate tissue as needed in each case. The system uses two key factors - temperature and time to check your response.

The advantages of this method is that the treatment results are in line with what you would get from performing a surgical procedure, but you do not have to be hospitalized, the treatment takes about 15 minutes and is performed with local anesthesia. You will need a urinary catheter for a few weeks after the procedure and might experience some mild burning sensation for a short while, but in general there are very few side effects.

Surgery / Operation

An operation means that the inner parts of the prostate "is planed away" with an "electric razor" through the urethra. Large prostate glands are unsuitable for "planing" and they usually require a bigger procedure, with open surgery. Both methods require hospitalization and is associated with some complication risks.