Due to hormonal changes in the body and aging, the prostate grows so that after the age of 50, up to 80% of men have enlarged prostate that compresses the urethra. Maintenance of prostate and urinary tract health in middle-aged men is extremely important because of the changes occurring in the body.
For prostate health one should avoid alcohol, coffee, spicy food and larger amounts of fluid before bedtime. It is recommended for one to have regular sexual activity.
Symptoms that occur with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
- Frequent and difficult urination
- Incomplete bladder emptying
- Weak and interrupted urine stream
- Urination at night