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A Chinese study has found that electro-acupuncture (EA) at a single point, Zhongliao BL-33, could significantly reduce the symptoms of enlarged prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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In Chinese herbal medicine, walnuts are ascribed the function of tonifying the Kidneys which, among other things, govern sexual function and fertility.

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An extract of bee propolis (Feng Jiao) can slow the growth of prostate cancer tumours, American researchers have discovered.

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An extract of the spice fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has demonstrated a significant positive effect on male libido and may assist in maintaining normal testosterone levels, according to research by Australian scientists.

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A systematic review of RCTs of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) has concluded that the evidence, although inconclusive, is encouraging.

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Results from a high-quality Turkish study suggest that acupuncture is an effective non-pharmacological method for treating premature ejaculation (PE).

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An earlier Drum Tower posting (06/09/2010) described some of the exciting research into the use of acupuncture for treating chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) in men - a refractory disorder for which acupuncture is showing signs...

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Results from a high-quality Turkish study suggest that acupuncture is an effective non-pharmocological method for treating premature ejaculation (PE). Ninety patients with PE were randomly assigned to either acupuncture or sham...

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Acupuncture repeatedly demonstrates beneficial effect in this difficult and intractable disorder.

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Acupuncture can produce meaningful improvement in hot flush frequency for men undergoing androgen ablation therapy (AAT) for prostate cancer. In an observational study carried out in the USA, 22 patients underwent...

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