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Tuesday November 1 2016



Improve Prostate Greater independence in your own home Health Naturally! The prostate is a small walnut shaped male organ located beneath the urinary bladder and wrapped around the urethra or urinary tube. It is of little significance for most men until the late 40’s when for a large percentage of men it tends to enlarge and affect normal urination by restricting flow through the urethra. This condition is known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH. BPH reduces the ability of the bladder to evacuate completely causing common symptoms like wanting to urinate more frequently (especially annoying at night and as it affects sleep quality), difficulty starting urination, dribbling after urination and pain with urination. The word benign in BPH is very significant as it means an enlargement of the prostate that isn’t cancer. However BPH should always be diagnosed by a M.D., as there is always the chance of prostate cancer. Once diagnosed as BPH it can often be managed quite well with herbal and nutritional remedies and without the side effects of prescription drugs used for this condition. Saw Palmetto is a herb that has been used for centuries for BPH of the prostate.

A review of 18 doubleblinded studies found an average improvement of 72% of BPH symptoms in Saw Palmetto users. Researchers have found Saw Palmetto to inhibit the formation of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and DHT is the main reason for the prostate to enlarge, and to be a risk factor for prostate cancer and hair loss. Phellodendron amurense inner bark is another herb that has been found to protect against BPH and recent research has shown it to be protective against prostate tumor development in laboratory studies. Lycopene is a potent antioxidant with numerous health benefits including cancer and BPH protective benefits. Fatty acids from the seeds of Pumpkin, Evening Primrose and Flax have been shown to be supportive of prostate and general good health. Further information is available from our Natural Health Advisers, and Naturopath at Marshall’s Health & Natural Therapy, 110 Seaview Road, New Brighton, 388-5757. We are Always Happy to Help!

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Do you neeD Prostate Manager? For many Men the prostate tends to enlarge in size as they age often restricting the flow of Urine from the bladder. This enlargement of the prostate is called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH and is best confirmed by a M.D. Marshall’s Prostate Manager provides nutrients to support prostate health & healthy urinary flow in those diagnosed with BPH. It is unique in the fact the nutrients are in liquid dispersion as well as concentrated extract form.

Common Symptoms of BPH:

n Wanting to urinate more frequently n Inability to empty the bladder completely n Difficulty starting urination Natural Prostate n Dribbling after urination Support & Protection n Pain with urination For All Men 40+ n Weak urine flow

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Being able to hire and buy specialist equipment and supplies is a large part of people being able to retain independence in their own home. With a long history of caring for people in the community Nurse Maude understands, better than most, that access to these products and this equipment, backed by experienced staff and advice, goes a long way toward people maintaining that independence. Nurse Maude’s Health & Mobility Shops in Wairakei Road and High Street Rangiora and Maudes Online at are all specifically designed to make that happen and include a wide range of equipment and products, including specialised incontinence product and a range of preprepared frozen meals that can heated in the microwave at home. Advice on the best products, and their use, for your needs is always available at the Health & Mobility Shops which are open 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday or 24 hours a day, seven days a week when you shop online.

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