Tag: Prostate

Enlarged Prostate Risk Reduced by Drinking Alcohol

enlarged prostate risk

About half of men 50 years of age suffer from an enlarged prostate. When not caused by cancer, it’s called benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). The condition causes urination problems. The proportion of sufferers increases to about 80% at age 70. So it’s a very common problem. Fortunately, enlarged prostate risk is reduced by drinking alcohol. …

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Drinking and Prostate Cancer Risk. Research Evidence

The Study Researchers studied alcohol drinking and prostate cancer risk. To do so, they used data from 11,372 male participants in the Finnish Twin Cohort. The Cohort was first formed in 1974. It consisted of twins who were at least 16 years old. They included both monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs. That is, both identical …

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Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Reduced by Drinking Alcohol in Moderation

What is “Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms”? Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) refers to a group of urinary tract symptoms that affect both men and women. They used to be called prostatitis or prostatism. Common signs of LUTS include these. Frequent urination Urgent urination Painful urination Excessively frequent urination at night Weak stream Irregular or hesitating …

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