ISBN 9788122204261,Mayo Clinic On Prostate Health

Mayo Clinic On Prostate Health


Barrett D M


Orient Paperbacks



Orient Paperbacks

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788122204261

ISBN-10 8122204260


Number of Pages 180 Pages
Language (English)

Popular medicine & health

Prostate diseases is, in essence, the male counterpart of breast disease. Just as women fear breast cancer, men worry about their prostates. That's understandable. Like breast cancer in women, treatment for prostate cancer can sometimes lead to difficult decisions and unexpected consequences. This easy-to-understand book focuses on three common conditions - prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer. All these conditions are often easily treated. The key to a good outcome is early diagnosis. When detected early, cancer and other prostate disorders have the best chance of successful treatment with minimal side effects. That's why it's important that you know the early warning signs of prostate disease and, if you're at least 40 years old, that you have yearly checkup. Within these pages you'll find advice you can put to use today to manage your condition, plus tips for improving your lifestyle and answers to common questions association with Prostate health. You'll read about: When to have a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test Symptoms that often signal trouble Factors that increase risk Important questions to ask your doctor Diet and exercise to improve prostate health Self-care for relieving pain and discomfort Complementary and alternative therapies that may help How to select the right treatment Improved surgical techniques Latest experimental therapies Overcoming impotence and incontinence Much, much more