Lower urinary tract symptoms, obesity and the metabolic syndrome.

@article{Moul2010LowerUT,
  title={Lower urinary tract symptoms, obesity and the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Samdeep Moul and Kevin T. McVary},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={7-12}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The epidemic of obesity and concomitant metabolic syndrome is well documented. New evidence points to a connection between the components of metabolic syndrome and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). RECENT FINDINGS Multiple studies have demonstrated a strong independent association between the components of metabolic syndrome and BPH/LUTS. Furthermore, modifiable risk factors, such as increased physical activity, appear to decrease… CONTINUE READING

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