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What Can Be Done to Improve or Bring Down PSA

02/03/2010

Question:

Is there anything that can be done to bring down the PSA? Anything to take, medicine or natural, that can help improve this number on a 72 yr old other than wait 3 months and take another blood test?

Answer:

There are several things that can lower the number of the psa blood test. However, lowering the number is not as important as why the psa is elevated. You can certainly ask your physician about 5alpha-reductase inhibitors.

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Response by:

Lee E Ponsky, MD Lee E Ponsky, MD
Associate Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University