An enlarged prostate can be inconvenient and difficult to deal with, especially when symptoms such as frequent urination and “dribbling” cause embarrassment and disrupt your daily life. For patients with mild and benign cases, the best medical advice may simply be to “keep an eye on it,” leaving men to learn how to manage and cope with symptoms without much intervention from their doctor.
About 50 percent of men between the ages of 51 and 60 have an enlarged prostate, as do 90 percent of men age 80 and older, according to the National Institutes of Health. If you are living with an enlarged prostate, read on to find six effective ways to manage your condition.
1. Reduce stress
A study in BMC Urology found a positive correlation between