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BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH) ASSESSMENT
Complete the following questions based on your experience over the past month. It is extremely important to consciously add up your total score every month (or after each box of Prostavor taken) to monitor improvement. The importance of monitoring your prostate health and BPH cannot be stressed enough. You need to be aware of what your prostate health looks like in order to make an informed choice on whether Prostavor is working for you!
The BPH test is also important for you to ensure that you are taking Prostavor continuously because if you do not your symptoms will come back.

Assessment Form:

Have you had the sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after urinating?
Have you had to urinate again less than 2 hours after urinating?
Have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?
Do you find it difficult to postpone urinating?
Have you had a weak urinary stream?
Have you had to push or stain to start urinating?
How many times on average did you have to urinate from the time you went to bed until you got up the next morning?
Your Results

The scores run from 0 – 35 points. Higher scores indicate more severe symptoms and you should consider consulting your healthcare professional for a checkup.

Scores lower than 7 are considered as mild BPH.
Your BPH scores are considered as mild and as a result you may suffer from symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate from time to time. The older you get the more severe the symptoms will become. Unfortunately, this is a natural part of ageing. Stats show that 50% of men above the age of 45 will start to encounter symptoms of an enlarged prostate or BPH.
We recommend that you take a pro-active approach to prostate health. Don’t wait for the symptoms to occur before taking the first step. How? Go for a yearly prostate exam, adjust your lifestyle to include healthy food and excercise, stop smoking and consume moderate amounts of alcohol when and if you do. Finally, buy Prostavor from your nearest pharmacy or speak to your doctor to promote your overall prostate health!

Scores between 8-19 are considered as moderate BPH
Your score is considered to be moderate and you are most likely noticing your first real uncomfortable symptoms of an enlarged prostate or BPH. Although BPH is a natural part of ageing your symptoms are starting to cause you moderate discomfort and perhaps even pain. We recommend that you see your healthcare professional as soon as possible. Although BPH is not a life-threatening condition and does not lead to cancer according to studies, some symptoms which may appear to be normal BPH could be due to a more serious condition. Take control of your prostate health. How? Go for a yearly prostate exam, adjust your lifestyle to include healthy food and exercise, stop smoking and consume moderate amounts of alcohol when and if you do. Finally, buy Prostavor from your nearest pharmacy or speak to your doctor about Prostavor to promote your overall prostate health and to help you manage symptoms of BPH!

Scores above 20 are considered as severe BPH
Your score according to the international method of testing indicate that your suffer from severe BPH. Having and enlarged prostate or BPH is a natural part of ageing and up to 90% of men aged 80 and above have severe BPH. Having BPH does not mean you will have or have cancer. The symptoms are however in all likelihood causing you severe discomfort, pain and erectile dysfunction. Although BPH is not a life-threatening condition and does not lead to cancer according to studies, some symptoms which may appear to be normal BPH could be due to a more serious condition. Take control of your prostate health. How? Go for a yearly prostate exam, adjust your lifestyle to include healthy food and exercise, stop smoking and consume moderate amounts of alcohol when and if you do. Finally, buy Prostavor from your nearest pharmacy or speak to your doctor about Prostavor to promote your overall prostate health and to help you manage symptoms of BPH!

Regardless of your score, if your symptoms are bothersome you should consult with your doctor.

THE LINK BETWEEN BPH, DEPRESSION AND ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
In a Polish study conducted on 4 035 men aged between 55 and 70 with moderate to severe BPH it was found that 22.4% of these men (more than 1 in 5) suffered from moderate to severe symptoms of depression. Erectile dysfunction was found in 71.9% of the men who took part in the study (almost 4 out of 5 men).
The study indicated symptoms of depression, sedated state of mind and obesity as a result of depression linked associated with erectile dysfunction or symptoms of an enlarged prostate of both.
If you feel that you are depressed contact your nearest depression help center on 011 234 4837.
For BPH symptom support speak to your doctor about Prostavor, available without a prescription from all leading pharmacies! Take a pro-active approach to your prostate health!