Tips and Tricks for managing BPH

  • Healthy Eating Habits:  Keep yourself healthy so you can help your prostate stay healthy too! Diets high in omega-3 fatty acids and containing fruit, vegetables, beans and nuts can contribute to managing BPH and your overall health.
  • Reduce Stress: Stress is a common factor in many health related issues and has been linked to causing men with BPH to struggle with more frequent urination.
  • Talk to your doctor about your medications: Some medicines like Benadryl, Sudafed, antidepressants and others have been linked to worsening BPH symptoms. 
  • Take precautions: Just a few precautions may help manage your BPH. Try to remember to use the restroom before you leave somewhere, avoid fluids before bed, and take more frequent bathroom breaks.
  • Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol before bed: Drinks such as caffeine and alcohol may be irritating your BPH, avoid them for several hours before bed.
  • Strength Exercises: Kegel exercises can help strengthen your muscles and manage the need to frequently urinate. A kegel is performed by contracting the muscles you use when going to the bathroom for about 10 seconds. Relax the muscles for 10 seconds. Repeat 10 times. 
  • Wear Confident Male underwear, to keep you dry and confident!



Disclaimer: The content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional for diagnosis, treatment, and personalized medical guidance regarding benign prostatic hyperplasia or any other health condition.

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