What are common BPH risks?

Age, family history, obesity and chronic diseases all increase your chances.

Are there any serious risks to your health?

Your age, a family history of prostate problems, obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart
disease can all increase your chances of an enlarged prostate.1 But ignoring the symptoms can lead to

How might this affect you?

A number of medical conditions could be related to your inability to fully empty your bladder.1

  • Sudden urinary blockage
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Inflammation of the prostate
  • Bladder stones and damage
  • Kidney stones and damage
While most men with enlarged prostate don’t develop these conditions, you can lower your risk by taking
control of your BPH at the earliest stage.

Take the Quiz

Take our BPH quiz to identify if you are experiencing BPH symptoms and help you kick-start the conversation about BPH with your doctor.

Questions to ask your doctor

Helpful hints on how to start the conversation with your doctor.


  1. Mayo Clinic Patient Care & Health Information Diseases & Conditions Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20370087 Accessed 13 May 2019.

Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

DISCLAIMER: *Individual symptoms, situations, circumstances and results may vary. This quiz is meant for information purposes only, it is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or as a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor or qualified healthcare provider regarding your condition and appropriate medical treatment.