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How to Prevent Prostate Problems: A Complete Guide to the Essentials of Prostate Health

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In his latest book, Frank Murray, the reliably informative author of numerous books on health and nutrition, delves into the prostate and its potential for problems. Although prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, there is an admitted lack of clinical data available on the topic. Despite this slight drawback, however, Murray has managed to unearth valuable research material on every conceivable aspect of the prostate. This venerable author has once again accomplished what he does so well,...
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Overview

In his latest book, Frank Murray, the reliably informative author of numerous books on health and nutrition, delves into the prostate and its potential for problems. Although prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, there is an admitted lack of clinical data available on the topic. Despite this slight drawback, however, Murray has managed to unearth valuable research material on every conceivable aspect of the prostate. This venerable author has once again accomplished what he does so well, which is to meticulously research and string together clinical studies that give scientific underpinning to the methods and treatments he espouses and to put them into a cogent, easily accessible narrative for the reader.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591202424
  • Publisher: Basic Health Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2009
  • Pages: 283
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 What Is the Prostate 5

2 The Complex Case of Cancer 9

3 An Ounce of Prevention 15

4 Prostate Cancer 31

5 Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer 63

6 Prostatitis 85

7 Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) 99

8 Is the PSA Test Necessary? 111

9 Vitamins and the Prostate 127

10 Minerals and the Prostate 147

11 Herbs and the Prostate 153

12 Other Supplements, Treatments, and Drugs 167

13 Tomatoes, Lycopene, and the Prostate 189

14 Environmental Hazards 199

15 Does a Vasectomy Cause Prostate Cancer? 207

16 Case Histories 213

Glossary 227

Resources 245

References 249

Index 273

About the Author 283

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