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Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Summary of Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
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Notes
grade-b Minor - See study
Urinary complications with Benign prostatic hyperplasia appear to be reduced with Pygeum supplementation in the range of 19-23% (including nocturia, residual urine volume, and urinary flow rate).
grade-b Minor - See all 7 studies
Smaller, shorter trials have noted some effect, but larger, longer trials have noted no effect. The most recent Cochrane meta-analysis also notes no effect.
grade-c Minor - See study
Appears to increase urinary flow rate in persons with benign prostatic hyperplasia

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