Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a medical condition characterized by the enlargement of the prostate gland in men. It is a common condition in older men and can cause a variety of symptoms, including difficulty urinating and frequent urination. In this article, we will discuss the causes, risks, signs, symptoms, and treatments of BPH. In addition, we will specifically examine the treatment options of peptide therapy, acoustic wave therapy, supplements, exercise, and nutrition.

Causes and Risks

The exact cause of BPH is not clear, but it is believed to be related to the hormonal changes that occur in men as they age. The prostate gland is located just below the bladder and surrounds the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. As men age, the prostate gland can become enlarged, putting pressure on the urethra and causing difficulty urinating.
There are several risk factors for developing BPH, including age, family history, obesity, and diabetes. Men who have a family history of BPH are more likely to develop the condition themselves. Obesity and diabetes have also been linked to an increased risk of BPH.

Signs and Symptoms

The symptoms of BPH can vary from person to person, but the most common symptoms include:
  • Difficulty starting urination
  • Weak urine flow
  • Dribbling after urination
  • Frequent urination, especially at night
  • Urinary urgency
  • Feeling like the bladder is not empty after urination
In severe cases, BPH can cause urinary tract infections and even kidney damage. Therefore, it is important to seek medical attention if you experience any of these symptoms.

Treatment Options

There are several treatment options available for BPH, depending on the severity of the condition. Mild cases may not require treatment, but more severe cases may require medication or even surgery.

Peptide Therapy

Peptide therapy is a relatively new treatment option for BPH. Peptides are small chains of amino acids that can be used to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes. With peptide therapy for BPH, specific peptides are injected into the prostate gland to help reduce inflammation and promote healing. Although this treatment has shown promising results in clinical studies, more research is needed to fully understand its effectiveness.

Supplements

Several supplements have been shown to be effective in treating BPH, including saw palmetto, beta-sitosterol, and pygeum africanum. These supplements work by reducing inflammation and blocking the production of certain hormones that contribute to prostate enlargement.

Exercise

Regular exercise can help reduce the symptoms of BPH by improving bladder and prostate health. Exercise can also help reduce inflammation and improve overall health. In particular, exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, such as Kegels, can be helpful for improving urinary flow.

Acoustic Wave Therapy

Acoustic wave therapy is another new treatment option for BPH. This therapy involves using high-frequency sound waves to break up the enlarged prostate tissue, which can help improve urinary flow. Acoustic wave therapy is a non-invasive procedure that does not require anesthesia. However, more research is needed to determine its long-term effectiveness.

Nutrition

A healthy diet is important for overall health and can also help reduce the symptoms of BPH. Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein can help reduce inflammation and promote prostate health. It is also important to limit the intake of alcohol, caffeine, and spicy foods, as they can irritate the bladder and worsen BPH symptoms. Contact Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi, Texas to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable healthcare practitioners. BPH is a common condition in older men that, if left untreated, can lead to more serious illness and diminish quality of life. At Better Way Wellness, our team is dedicated to providing leading therapies and helping men find the right treatment options to reduce the symptoms and discomfort associated with BPH.

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Creams and Gels

If you're looking for a hormone therapy that's simple to use and discreet, creams and gels could be a good option for you. At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, we offer hormone therapy creams and gels that are specifically formulated to provide consistent and effective relief for hormone imbalances....
One of the advantages of creams and gels is that they are easy to apply. However, it's important to note that this delivery method also comes with some risks. Hormone creams and gels may transfer from one person to another through contact with the area where the cream was applied. This could expose kids, pets, and partners to the therapy and impact their health.Additionally, creams and gels require application one to two times daily, and missing a dose could impact the effectiveness of the treatment. It can also be difficult to measure each dose and ensure that the exact amount is absorbed into the skin, further impacting consistent and effective relief.At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, our experienced healthcare professionals can help you determine if creams and gels are the right choice for your hormone therapy needs. We offer personalized treatment plans and ongoing support to ensure that you achieve optimal health and wellness. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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Pills

Pills are a convenient and precise way to receive hormone therapy at Better Way Wellness. With easy-to-take pills, you can ensure that you receive the exact dosage of hormones that you need to achieve relief from symptoms related to hormone imbalance.One of the primary benefits of pills is their portability. You can take ...
your prescription with you wherever you go, without needing to worry about storage or application. Additionally, pills don't require any special storage conditions, making them an ideal option for busy lifestyles.Another advantage of hormone therapy via pills is that they offer precise dosing. With Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, you can rest assured that you're receiving the exact amount of hormones that you need to achieve symptom relief. This can be especially important for those who are sensitive to hormonal changes and need to receive very specific amounts of hormones.While pills do have to compete with the harsh environment of the gut, most are designed to be effectively absorbed as they travel through your digestive tract. However, it's still important to take your pills as prescribed by your healthcare provider to ensure optimal effectiveness.At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, we can work with you to determine the best hormone therapy delivery method for your unique needs and preferences. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our hormone therapy options.

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Patches

Hormone replacement therapy with patches offers some advantages over other delivery methods. At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, we believe it's important to understand the benefits and potential drawbacks of each delivery method to help you make an informed decision about your hormone replacement... therapy.
One of the advantages of using patches is the convenience of “set it and forget it” dosing. You simply apply the patch to your skin andit continuously releases the hormone over time, usually for three to four days, depending on the prescription. This makes it easy to maintain a steady level of hormone in your body without the need for frequent dosing or application.Another advantage of using patches is the precise dosing. Patches are designed to deliver a specific dose of hormone, ensuring that you receive the correct amount every time. This eliminates the need to measure or estimate dosages, reducing the risk of over- or under-dosing.In addition, using patches can minimize the risk of exposing others to your therapy. Unlike creams and gels that can transfer to other people through contact, patches remain attached to your skin and do not rub off easily. This reduces the risk of exposing your family members, pets, or partners to your therapy.However, it's important to note that patches do have some drawbacks. For example, they may only be placed on certain areas of the body that are not always discreet in certain clothing. Patches can also be bulky and may not adhere well when coming in contact with water or certain fabrics. If a patch falls partially or completely off, your treatment will be impacted.Overall, hormone replacement therapy with patches can be a convenient and effective option for many individuals. At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, we work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique needs and preferences. Contact us today to learn more about hormone replacement therapy with patches and to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced healthcare providers.

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Injections

Injections may be the right choice for you when it comes to testosterone therapy. Better Way Wellness offers injections as an effective and popular method of hormone therapy.With injections, the hormone enters your bloodstream directly, making the absorption process highly effective. The direct injection method also avoids ...
the unpredictability of other delivery methods such as pills, creams, and gels.However, it’s important to note that injections must be administered every 7 to 10 days and missing a dose or delaying it can impact the effectiveness of the treatment. Additionally, injections can cause discomfort, inflammation, bruising, bleeding, or pain at the injection site.At Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi Texas, we provide a personalized approach to hormone therapy and will work with you to determine if injections are the best option for your unique needs and goals. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve optimal hormone balance.

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Pellets

Pellets have become increasingly popular as a preferred method of hormone replacement therapy. Better Way Wellness offers this convenient method of delivery in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Pellets offer a level of convenience that is unmatched by other methods. During a short medical visit, pellets are placed under the...
skin and deliver a steady dose of hormone for 3 to 6 months, tailored to your level of cardiac output, gender, and dose. This eliminates the need to remember to apply creams, take pills, or deal with painful injections.Another advantage of pellets is that they most closely mimic the body's natural secretion of hormones. By delivering timely and steady dosing, they can optimize your body's natural function. This consistency in dosing also avoids the rollercoaster effect commonly seen with injections.Visit Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi, Texas to learn more about the benefits of hormone pellets and whether they are the right choice for your hormone therapy needs.

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If you suspect that you have a hormone imbalance, don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with the highly trained experts at Better Way Wellness. Our practitioners are well-versed in hormone health and balance, and they specialize in the innovative Better Way Pellet Method.

Founded by Dr. Terri DeNeui, the Better Way Pellet Method was created to reduce the most common side effects associated with pellet therapy. Dr. DeNeui’s innovative method targets inflammation, pain, and scar tissue at the insertion site, resulting in a more comfortable and effective treatment experience.

By placing the pellet strategically, the Better Way Pellet Method ensures that you receive a steady dose of hormones throughout the entire treatment cycle.

Don’t let hormone imbalance symptoms continue to negatively impact your life. Schedule an appointment today with Better Way Wellness in Corpus Christi, Texas to discover the benefits of the Better Way Pellet Method and take control of your health and wellness.