It is common to feel more irritable than usual during the menopause, and unfortunatley your partner can often bear the brunt of this. But if your man's constant trips to the toilet are the source of your irritation, you should consider the fact that he may be suffering from an enlarged prostate. I explain more in today's blog post.
I don’t mean in the usual way such as asking you where he put his keys, or wallet, or that vital letter from the bank. Or, being totally unaware, after 55 years of having a mother, that she has a birthday in March…
I am referring to those constant trips to the loo, especially at night when sleep is disturbed sleep for both of you.
It’s bad enough being woken up several times by hot flushes or night sweats but then, just when you are on the verge of getting some much needed sleep, your other half jumps out of bed!
An enlarged prostate might be to blame
Irritating? Yes! But it must be said – your man can’t actually be blamed. He may have fallen prey to an enlarged prostate – something that happens to approximately 50% of men over 50 years of age.
The prostate is an organ found in men and one which is not often talked about. If we do hear it mentioned, the chances are that it will be in relation to prostate cancer.
Like most men, your other half probably thinks his symptoms should simply be ignored. So, as usual, it is up to you to help him . . .
To give you a helping hand, our latest infographic offers a quick & easy guide to the enlarged prostate, symptoms to expect, lifestyle changes which can help alleviate the symptoms and how Saw Palmetto can help.
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