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A.Vogel Talks Enlarged Prostate

Find out all you need to know about enlarged prostates and how to combat those dreaded symptoms!

Here at A.Vogel Talks Enlarged Prostate, our enlarged prostate expert Dr. Jen Tan talks you through the ins and outs of the enlarged prostate. We aim to provide up to date information and research on the causes, symptoms and treatments of prostate enlargement, as well as recipes tailored towards a prostate-healthy diet and a Q&A service where you can ask all your prostate-related questions.


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  • alan 's photo avatar
    alan — 06.02.2018 15:44
    Having been told I have Benign enlargement after a biopsy proved negative, is there a chance this might change in the future and is a cause for continued checks/worry?


    • Dr Jen Tan's photo avatar
      Dr Jen Tan — 07.02.2018 13:35
      Hello Alan, Once you have had a biopsy carried out, the standard procedure is to have regular check ups. The best advice that I can give you at the moment is to find out how often these check ups should be. Please discuss this with your doctor and hopefully this should ease any worry or concerns.


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    tony — 01.11.2017 12:09
    hi had stones in my bladder they were taken out had them in my bladder for 2years now I have an in large prostate but now it makes me fill like I want sex all the time never had this be for.


    • Jen Tan's photo avatar
      Jen Tan — 01.11.2017 13:49
      Hello Tony. An enlarged prostate can lead to a degree of erectile dysfunction and this can also hamper sex drive. Prescribed medication for the condition may also be responsible for these effects and if you are on any of these, let your doctor know. It is rare for bladder stones to cause sexual dysfunction of the nature you describe, but of course, your doctors will be more able to advise better as they will have full access to your medical records.


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    tony — 01.11.2017 11:56
    I have an in large prostate I don't understand it but it makes me fill like I want sex all the time what is wrong with me


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Hi, I had a blood test a few weeks ago to check for prostate cancer, which came back as negative. Would this test tell me if I had an enlarged prostate?

No, blood tests are not part of the diagnosis for an enlarged prostate.
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I have an enlarged prostate. I take Saw Palmetto with other ingredients including zinc etc. Any other ideas please?

Zinc is a good supplement to take, as it is thought to benefit the prostate gland generally. You ...
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I have an enlarged prostate and have had a biopsy. All is ok but is there a herbal or other type of product I can take to reduce the size of my prostate?

If you have a diagnosis of enlarged prostate then you can take Prostasan Saw Palmetto capsules to ...
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As the A. Vogel Men’s Health expert, I recommend Prostasan® Saw Palmetto capsules to help relieve symptoms arising from enlarged prostate.

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BPH is a very common problem that increases the older men get, and around half of all men have an enlarged prostate by the age of 50. At the age of 80, this has risen to 80%

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