An enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is the enlargement of the prostate gland resulting in difficulty in urinating. Ignorance of the disease and delay in treatment can potentially block the passage of urine from the bladder to the urethra. This is can cause urinary tract infections and kidney stones.
Frequent urge to urinate
Urinary tract infections
Difficulty in urinating
Blood in urine
Hereditary History of enlarged prostrate
An enlarged prostate can be consequence of various underlying conditions such as heart diseases, obesity and diabetes. These conditions are mostly caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle. Therefore, an enlarged prostate can be prevented by staying away from smoking, alcohol abuse, narcotics etc., alongside managing the weight with regular exercise and good diabetic control also aids prevent the disease.