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Common Urological Problems


Statins may delay prostate problems in older men

Taking statins for high cholesterol appears to significantly delay the development of an enlarged prostate, a common condition in older men that can lead to incontinence and other distressing symptoms, researchers at the Mayo Clinic report.

An estimated 40 percent of older men develop prostate enlargement and trouble urinating at some point.

Cholesterol levels… Statins may delay prostate problems in older men   

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