Monroe who currently is a radio announcer for the Knicks suffers from the condition, which includes symptoms like urgency to urinate and getting up multiple times in the night to empty the bladder.
He ignored the problem for a few years but found himself scheduling bathroom trips so he could beat the crowds to the commodes before halftime.
Even worse: Monroe feared angering fans who wanted to shake hands but couldnt because he was rushing to answer natures call.
These days, Monroe is treating his BPH with medication and is encouraging men over 50 to take a simple online quiz to evaluate their own symptoms at www.oneweekchallenge.com.
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