There are medications available to treat BPH
in its early stages," says Dr.
Tadalafil is the first PDE5 inhibitor to be approved for BPH
afflicts approximately half of men over age 50 and close to 90% of men by age 80.
Saw palmetto is the herbal supplement with the best evidence for treating BPH
," says Glenn Gerber.
is one of the most commonly diagnosed diseases in the male U.
It is estimated that more than 12 million American men suffer from BPH
with over 750,000 new cases diagnosed each year.
However, Carter and Pearson suggest that the rate of change in PSA concentration could help distinguish between patients who have cancer and those with BPH
treatment represents a growing market with more than 100 million men worldwide being estimated to suffer from BPH
Symptoms Like prostate cancer, the symptoms of BPH
can vary from one man to the next.
Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) has developed an innovative new treatment for BPH
, NX-1207, which has now entered Phase 3, the final stage of drug testing before applying for FDA approval.
Common symptoms of BPH
include difficulty in starting urination and a weak urine stream; a sudden urge to urinate; and more frequent urination including at night.
While millions of men suffer from BPH
, many remain frustrated because pharmaceutical options are not serving them well and they are concerned with the potential undesirable side-effects, including urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction, that are associated with currently approved surgical treatments," said Dr.