If you donít know what your prostate is or what it does, youíre certainly not alone: most men donít. But you really should. More than 30 million men suffer from prostate conditions that negatively affect their quality of life.
Over 50% of men in their 60s and as many as 90% in their 70s or older have symptoms of an enlarged prostate (BPH).
Each year over 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 30,000 will die of it.
Prostatitis is an issue for men of all ages and affects 35% of men aged 50 and older.
This website offers you a guide to the prostate and various conditions that can affect your health.
Please note: Men's Health Network does not provide medical services. Rather, this information is provided to encourage you to begin a knowledgeable dialogue with your physician. Check with your health care provider about your need for specific health screenings.