Enlargement of the prostate gland is difficult to avoid in almost every man's life, and just like skin aging, prostrate enlargement is degenerative and irreversible. When a man reaches the age of 45, symptoms of prostate enlargement may begin to appear. Initially, the speed of urination slows down, urination becomes more frequent, the amount of each urination decreases, and sometimes the urine is bloody or cloudy.
According to TCM, the kidneys control water metabolism. A deficiency of yang in the kidneys, or excessive phlegm in the body will cause the bladder to function abnormally, resulting in frequent urination, or urinating only small amounts.
TCM offers treatment for this common condition, involving Chinese herbal medicine, as well as moxibustion and acupuncture.