Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Risk Factors

What are the risk factors that lead to this condition? Are you at risk of getting Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia? Below you'll find information on each of the known risk factors for this condition.


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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Risks

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition.

The main risk factor for BPH is being over 50 years old. By age 60, 50% of all men will have some sign of BPH.


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What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Causes
What causes Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Prevention
How can you prevent Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia treatment options are available?
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Care
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