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Intermittency is a top warning sign of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common condition as men get older. Over 50? You could be at risk. Understand your symptoms by taking this short quiz.

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What is BPH?

BPH is an enlarged prostate. It’s not cancer. Just something most men have to deal with at some point in life. You can’t say no to BPH. But you can say “no more” to symptoms like waking up at night to urinate. Having the urgent need to go. Or a weak stream. Left untreated, it can lead to more serious urinary, bladder and kidney problems. BPH may be a fact of life, but not one you need to live with. Start exploring your options here. Why wait?

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Who has BPH?

 

 

 

Featured Treatments

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Rezūm™ Water Vapor Therapy

Not ready for surgery, but don't want to be on medication? This treatment uses the natural energy stored in water vapor, or stream, to shrink the obstructive prostate tissue that leads to BPH.

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GreenLight™ Laser Therapy

This outpatient procedure uses the power of a laser to remove excess prostate tissue and restore urine flow. More than one million men have been treated.3

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References

  1. Barry M, Roehrborn C. Management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Ann Rev Med. 1997 Feb;48:77-189.
  2. Berry SJ, Coffey DS, Walsh PC, et al. The development of human benign prostatic hyperplasia with age. J Urol. 1984 Sep;132(3):474-9.
  3. Data on file with Boston Scientific.

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