Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Updated: Sep 21, 2020
Statistically significant changes were observed in favor of acupuncture in moderate to severe BPH symptoms.
Studies have reported the prevalence of BPH to be approximately one-quarter of men in their 50s, one-third in their 60s, and about half in their 80s .
Common signs and symptoms of BPH include:
Frequent or urgent need to urinate
Increased frequency of urination at night (Nocturia)
Difficulty starting urination
Weak urine stream or a stream that stops and starts
Dribbling at the end of urination
Inability to completely empty the bladder
Less common signs and symptoms include:
Urinary tract infection
Inability to urinate
Blood in the urine