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Prostate Enlargement – Alternative Treatment—Update 1

Posted April 28, 2017

Associations of obesity, physical activity and diet with benign prostatic hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Exercise, Diet

Raheem, O. A., and J. K. Parsons. “Associations of Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.” [In eng]. Curr Opin Urol 24, no. 1 (Jan 2014): 10-4.

Effect of Phellius linteus water extract on benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Phellius linteus water extract

Kim, Y. N., M. S. Kim, S. S. Chun, and J. H. Choi. “Effect of Phellius Linteus Water Extract on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.” [In eng]. Nutr Res Pract 7, no. 3 (Jun 2013): 172-7.

Efficacy and Safety of a Flaxseed Hull Extract in the Symptomatic Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Parallel, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Pilot Study.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Flaxseed Hull Extract

Simons, R., N. Sonawane, M. Verbruggen, and J. Chaudhary. “Efficacy and Safety of a Flaxseed Hull Extract in the Symptomatic Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Parallel, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Pilot Study.” [In eng]. J Med Food 18, no. 2 (Feb 2015): 233-40.

Inhibitory effect of rape pollen supercritical CO2 fluid extract against testosterone-induced benign prostatic hyperplasia in rats.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Rape pollen

Yang, B. C., L. L. Jin, Y. F. Yang, K. Li, and D. M. Peng. “Inhibitory Effect of Rape Pollen Supercritical Co2 Fluid Extract against Testosterone-Induced Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Rats.” [In eng]. Exp Ther Med 8, no. 1 (Jul 2014): 31-37.

Lipidosterolic extract of serenoa repens modulates the expression of inflammation related-genes in benign prostatic hyperplasia epithelial and stromal cells.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Serenoa repens extract

Sirab, N., G. Robert, V. Fasolo, A. Descazeaud, F. Vacherot, A. de la Taille, and S. Terry. “Lipidosterolic Extract of Serenoa Repens Modulates the Expression of Inflammation Related-Genes in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Epithelial and Stromal Cells.” [In eng]. Int J Mol Sci 14, no. 7 (Jul 10 2013): 14301-20.

Pharmacotherapy and herbal treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Herbal Medicine

Sun, J., and X. Zhang. “Pharmacotherapy and Herbal Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.” [In eng]. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 19 (Jan 01 2014): 789-97.

Protective effects of seahorse extracts in a rat castration and testosterone-induced benign prostatic hyperplasia model and mouse oligospermatism model.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Seahorse extracts

Xu, D. H., L. H. Wang, X. T. Mei, B. J. Li, J. L. Lv, and S. B. Xu. “Protective Effects of Seahorse Extracts in a Rat Castration and Testosterone-Induced Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Model and Mouse Oligospermatism Model.” [In eng]. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 37, no. 2 (Mar 2014): 679-88.

Safety and efficacy of a novel Prunus domestica extract (Sitoprin, CR002) on testosterone-induced benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in male Wistar rats.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention:

Swaroop, A., M. Bagchi, P. Kumar, H. G. Preuss, and D. Bagchi. “Safety and Efficacy of a Novel Prunus Domestica Extract (Sitoprin, Cr002) on Testosterone-Induced Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Bph) in Male Wistar Rats.” [In eng]. Toxicol Mech Methods 25, no. 9 (2015): 653-64.

Vitamin D and benign prostatic hyperplasia — a review.

Alternative Treatment/Prevention: Vitamin D

Espinosa, G., R. Esposito, A. Kazzazi, and B. Djavan. “Vitamin D and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — a Review.” [In eng]. Can J Urol 20, no. 4 (Aug 2013): 6820-5.