The fact that a woman’s age affects the future baby, the risk of developing pathologies in him, is known to many: when a pregnant woman is older than 35 years old, the likelihood of mutations in the fetus increases. But it turns out that the age of the father also matters for the health of the child.
Probability of conception
Men, unlike women, can become fathers at any age – their sperm production does not stop over the years. But sperm quality is getting worse. Sperm motility is reduced, making it harder for them to reach the egg. Their endurance decreases, and the sperm does not manage to penetrate through the membrane of the egg. In addition, the muscles of the perineum become weaker and do not provide the necessary Continue reading
The human body is a complex mechanism that functions according to its own regime. Some people have the urge to urinate 4-5 times a day. Others – rush to the toilet every 2-3 hours. For some, the daily morning stool is considered the norm. Others – empty the intestines twice a day or every 2 days. What is considered the norm and what is a deviation? What pathologies can speak of an increase or decrease in urination and defecation? How many times should a person normally go to the toilet?
Natural work of the body
The functioning of the urinary and gastrointestinal systems depends on many factors. Among them: Continue reading
Escherichia coli: benefit or harm
E. coli (Escherichia coli) is an enterobacterium of the genus Escherichia living in the human body. It is widely believed that E. coli is very dangerous and causes severe intestinal diseases. This is true, but only in part. In fact, there are many strains of Escherichia, some of them really lead to serious diseases, and not just the intestines. But part of the strains, on the contrary, is necessary for the body and is part of the normal intestinal microflora. They participate in the synthesis of vitamins K and group B, fight pathogenic microorganisms. And the Mutaflor strain is given as a probiotic to newborns to increase their immunity, and they treat them with diarrhea in young children. Continue reading