Our expert says:
There are various medications you can use for BPH, not all of them will cause dizziness ( Proscar for example won't) There are 2 reasons why you may have to see a doctor - the medications are only available on prescription, and secondly, you need a physical examination and a screening blood test to exclude prostate cancer. I know most men dread going for a prostate examination as it is uncomfortable and embarrassing but it is very important and only takes 2-3 minutes. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men in South Africa and if caught early, you can remove it 100% and it is one of the few cancers that can be healed.
Natural treatments include:
Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) – Recommended dosage is 320 mg of extract daily.
Pygeum (Pygeum africanum) – Recommended dosage is 100-200 mg of extract 2 times daily.
Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) – Recommended dosage is 120 mg daily.
These are all symptomatic treatments and won't shrink the prostate or treat cancer
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