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    Estrogen and the Prostate

    Estrogen and the Prostate Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, or BPH is a condition where the enlargement of the prostate can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms. It has been found that by the age of 70, approximately 80% of men will be affected by this condition. The most common explanation for this condition is the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone or DHT by the enzyme 5 alpha reductase. As men age, the testosterone levels decline but DHT levels increase which causes the growth…