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Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

By Sheila M. Eldred

HIFU Not a Magic Cure for Prostate Cancer

If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, here’s why you should think twice before considering high intensity focused ultrasound.

By Tim Gower

Prostatic Urethral Lift to Treat BPH: What to Know

A new minimally invasive surgical procedure for treating BPH leaves the prostate intact. But is this new method as effective as other techniques?

By HealthAfter50

Options for an Enlarged Prostate

Treatment decisions for BPH are based on the severity of symptoms. Here’s what you should know.

By HealthAfter50

BPH Surgery: Know Your Options

Get the facts about all the available surgical treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

By HealthAfter50

What Is Saw Palmetto?

An herbal remedy for prostate problems in men, saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is extracted from the purple berries of the American saw palmetto plant.

By HealthAfter50

Causes and Treatment for Prostatitis

Also known as inflammation of the prostate, prostatitis is a common and often frustrating problem, particularly when the cause is not obvious.

By HealthAfter50

What Is the Prostate?

The prostate is a gland located at the base of a man’s bladder, behind the pubic bone and in front of the rectum. This gland, roughly the size and shape of a small crab apple, weighs only about an ounce in young men.

By HealthAfter50