Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate gland. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body. As the prostate gets enlarges, it squeezes to partly block the urethra. This often causes problems with urination. Prostatic hyperplasia is also known as prostatic hypertrophy. Benign prostatic hyperplasia is probably a normal part of the aging process in men, caused by changes in hormones. Utilizing a greenlight laser for bph can greatly improve your quality of life. Contact Dr. Lawrence Newman today if you are suffering from symptoms caused by BPH.
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