The Prostate by Dr. Yosh Taguchi
Everything You Need to Know (Your Personal Health)

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Now that prostate health is openly discussed, more and more men and their families are looking for help in understanding this small but potentially problematic male organ. In this accessible, informative guide, eminent urologist Dr. Yosh Taguchi tackles the most common prostate problems -- benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis and cancer. Readers will learn about: the anatomy and function of the prostate the importance of regular check-ups surgical options, including the two-stage prostatectomy medication options, including drug names and suggested dosages disorders that mimic prostate disease thermal therapy preventative measures pain control surgery issues and preparation managing the disease incontinence, impotence and erectile dysfunction new developments in treatment.

Complete with diagrams, charts and case studies, Prostate offers clear and comprehensive information on what is known, what is still not clear and what remains conjectural about this most sensitive of male health concerns. Written by an expert who obviously cares for his patients and who believes that self-education in matters of health is one of the cornerstones of preventative medicine, Prostate is an important and timely book.

 

About Dr. Yosh Taguchi

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Dr. Yosh Taguchi is Program Director of Urology at McGill University and a senior urologist at Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal.
 
Published April 7, 2001 by Firefly Books. 216 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Dr. Yosh Taguchi (Private Parts: An Owner's Guide to the Male Anatomy), a leading urologist, has written a book for men newly diagnosed with prostate disease (enlargement, inflammation or cancer) who are seeking the best treatment (medication, surgery) and recuperative options (when Viagra fa...

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