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Can I drink alcohol with enlarged prostate?

Can I drink alcohol with enlarged prostate?

Alcohol also can hinder the ability of the prostate muscle to relax, further irritating the bladder and making benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarge prostate symptoms worse. Finally, with an obstructed urinary tract, alcohol can trigger a complete blockage. So, men with BPH should limit alcohol consumption.

Can you drink alcohol with prostate problems?

Drinking alcohol -- even more than six drinks a week -- doesn't make the symptoms of an enlarged prostate any worse. In fact, men who drink more than is otherwise good for them have fewer prostate symptoms and better sexual function than teetotalers.