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How urinary BHP may lead men to avoid activities | Prime Living


Last updated 12/18/2021 at 5:01pm

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A recent survey found that more than 45% of men age 45 and up reported they have avoided events or activities they enjoy because of a bothersome urinary symptom.

Men with urinary symptoms common with an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, may anticipate and plan for urgent and frequent bathroom needs and even avoid events and activities they enjoy because of their urinary symptoms.

Whether they rearrange their morning schedules in anticipation of interrupted sleep, limit the amount they drink or purposefully seek out and stay close to the bathroom, this is known as extreme bathroom planning and can disrupt normal daily activities.

In men with BPH, the enlarged prostate presses on and blocks the urethra, causing bot...

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