No Surgery. No Medication. Find relief from the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
Is your get up & go (frequent trips to the bathroom) keeping you from getting a good night's sleep? Or, perhaps it's a leaky bladder that's keeping you from doing what brings you joy.
If so, we have good news! New treatments that don't involve surgery or ongoing medication can bring relief. Learn more about these treatments and other solutions to your urologic problems offered by the NorthBay urology team.
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What is BPH?
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older. Over 70% of men in their 60s have BPH symptoms so it is very common. While BPH is a benign condition and unrelated to prostate cancer, it can greatly affect a man's quality of life. The prostate is a male reproductive gland, about the size of a walnut, that produces fluid for semen. The prostate surrounds the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. As the prostate enlarges, it presses on and blocks the urethra, causing bothersome urinary symptoms such as:
- Frequent need to urinate both day and night
- Weak or slow urinary stream
- A sense that you cannot completely empty your bladder
- Difficulty or delay in starting urination
- Urgent feeling of needing to urinate
- A urinary stream that stops and starts
If you suffer from the above symptoms, know that you're not alone. It might be time to ask your doctor about the Urolift System.