Maintaining a healthy prostate is essential as you head into your 50s and beyond. The three most common prostate problems are prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer.
Prostatitis is common in men of all ages, and afflicts 35% of men above age 50. Symptoms of prostatitis include burning sensation during urination, frequent urination and/or fever and fatigue.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common prostate problem for men over 50. It is estimated that over 50% of men in their 60s and 90% of men in their 70s and beyond will have symptoms of BPH.