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Benign prostatic hyperplasia: dietary and metabolic risk factors.

Abstract

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common nonmalignant condition of the prostate occurring in ageing men. Even though BPH is a major public health problem, causing high morbidity and substantial worsening in men's quality of life, little is known about its risk factors. Several studies revealed that it is a multifactorial disease. Previous studies have documented family history, hormonal imbalance, and growth factors as etiological factors in the development of BPH. This review focuses on the dietary and metabolic risk factors including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obesity, hyperinsulinemia, as well as dyslipidemia and their mechanisms in the pathogenesis of BPH.

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    Department of Biochemistry, Perunthalaivar Kamaraj Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry 605006, India. nandijipmer@gmail.com

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    MeSH

    Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
    Diet
    Dyslipidemias
    Humans
    Hyperinsulinism
    Hypertension
    Male
    Myocardial Ischemia
    Obesity
    Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Risk Factors

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article
    Review

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    18246440

    Citation

    Nandeesha, H. "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Dietary and Metabolic Risk Factors." International Urology and Nephrology, vol. 40, no. 3, 2008, pp. 649-56.
    Nandeesha H. Benign prostatic hyperplasia: dietary and metabolic risk factors. Int Urol Nephrol. 2008;40(3):649-56.
    Nandeesha, H. (2008). Benign prostatic hyperplasia: dietary and metabolic risk factors. International Urology and Nephrology, 40(3), pp. 649-56. doi:10.1007/s11255-008-9333-z.
    Nandeesha H. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Dietary and Metabolic Risk Factors. Int Urol Nephrol. 2008;40(3):649-56. PubMed PMID: 18246440.
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