Risk Factors

39161390 black pensive There are three factors that increase your risk of developing BPH:

  • Age – Starting at age 45, the risk of developing BPH increases.
  • Family History – If any immediate blood relative was diagnosed with BPH, you are more likely to develop the condition.
  • Medical Conditions – Some research indicates that conditions such as obesity may contribute to the development of BPH.





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