benign prostatic hyperplasia

An Enlarged Prostate – A Normal Part Of The Aging Process

The prostate gland goes through two main stages of growth during a man’s life. The first sees fairly rapid growth during the early years of puberty with the prostate roughly doubling in size. The second stage of growth starts in a man’s mid-twenties and this is a much slower phase of growth which then continues throughout life.

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Dutasteride Treats Conditions Caused By Dihydrotestosterone

Dutasteride is a dual 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor that curbs the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, a hormone commonly implicated in male baldness, produced from testosterone. It is used to treat conditions caused by DHT like benign prostatic hyperplasia. It works by depressing quantities of the hormone responsible for prostate growth. It is also effectual in reducing any blockage in the urinary system and improves flow of urine.

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