Unfortunately for all men their prostates grow as they age (as do their ears and nose!)

This can lead to problems with passing urine including poor stream, going too often and getting up a lot at night. You may need some tests to discover what is the problem with your prostate or bladder and there is much can be done to help relieve your symptoms.

There has been a lot of controversy around screening for prostate cancer in men over 50. Although commonly performed the blood test (PSA) is not accurate in many situations.

For more information visit the Andrology Australia website.

At Cairns Doctors, our doctors keep up to date with the latest recommendations in men’s health and can help guide you through the confusing information that is available.