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It’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Matt Young, Journaling Guy and Chestnut Appeal North Devon Men’s Health Champion.  “Being diagnosed and living with prostate cancer can affect your mood, thoughts and emotions. Journaling can definitely help you deal with those issues. You should try it!”

Most men with early prostate cancer don’t have any signs or symptoms. If you do notice changes in the way you urinate, this is more likely to be a sign of a very common non-cancerous problem; an enlarged prostate, or another health problem. But it’s still a good idea to get it checked out. Possible symptoms include:

  • difficulty starting to urinate or emptying your bladder
  • a weak flow when you urinate
  • a feeling that your bladder hasn’t emptied properly
  • dribbling urine after you finish urinating
  • needing to urinate more often than usual, especially at night
  • a sudden need to urinate – you may sometimes leak urine before you get to the toilet.

 

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