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The Bono Regional Minister, Madam Justina Owusu Banahene, has urged men to prioritize their health amidst an alarming increase in cases of prostate enlargement and its associated complications.

Recognizing the impact of this condition on men and their spouses, the minister emphasized the need for proactive measures to ensure their well-being and prevent further loss of lives.

During a recent address at the Bosomtwi Urology Hospital in Sunyani, Madam Owusu Banahene stressed the importance of regular check-ups and seeking medical advice from experts.

By encouraging men to schedule routine examinations, she highlighted the significance of early detection and timely intervention, which can significantly improve treatment outcomes.

The regional minister also underscored the role of nutrition in maintaining good prostate health.

Emphasizing the benefits of a diet rich in vegetables and fruits known to possess properties that prevent or reduce the risk of prostate enlargement, Madam Owusu Banahene specifically recommended the consumption of fresh, organic tomatoes and custard apples.

“By adopting a balanced diet, men can actively contribute to safeguarding their health and well-being”, she said.

To ensure that men have access to the necessary expertise and guidance, Madam Justina Owusu Banahene urged them to seek advice from any Urology hospital within the region.

“These specialized institutions are equipped with skilled healthcare professionals who can provide personalized recommendations and treatment options tailored to each individual’s needs”, she added.

The minister’s visit to the Bosomtwi Urology hospital was aimed at raising awareness among patients and the general public.

By interacting with those affected by prostate enlargement, the regional minister gained valuable insights into their experiences and deepened her understanding of the challenges they face.

This direct engagement with the community forms a critical part of the minister’s commitment to addressing health issues effectively and fostering a healthier society.

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