Introduction

The prostate is a heart-shaped, chestnut-sized organ that encircles the portion of the proximal urethra that is located at the base of the urinary bladder. The prostate produces secretions, which are part of the ejaculate.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common benign neoplasm in males who are at least 40 years ofage. BPH can produce lower urinary tract voiding symptoms that are consistent with impaired emptying of urine from and storage of urine in the bladder. Medications are a common mode of treatment to reduce symptoms and/or delay complications of the disease. For this reason, clinicians should be knowledgeable about the medical management of this disease.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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