Saw Palmetto Extract May Address This Men's Health Concern
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a noncancerous increase in the size of the prostate gland. Symptoms include frequent urination, difficulty starting to urinate, insufficient flow, inability to urinate, or loss of bladder control.
Currently, the treatment of BPH includes: surgical treatment and drug therapy, commonly used drugs mainly include 5α-reductase inhibitors (such as finasteride) and α receptor blockers (such as tamsulosin).
However, as plant ingredients are becoming more and more popular in the industry and the market, plant extract products have begun to enter the public's field of vision.
In foreign countries, saw palmetto extract is one of the most widely used plant preparations for BPH. It was first extracted from plants by American Indians and used to treat urinary system diseases. On the other hand, it competitively inhibits the combination of dihydrotestosterone and the androgen receptor in the prostate, so as to achieve the purpose of reducing the volume of the prostate.
In general, EU stocks saw palmetto extract has a good therapeutic effect on BPH, not only can avoid the high cost of prescription drugs, but most importantly, it eliminates the side effects associated with drugs and can be used safely and securely.