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
Intimate hygiene is a delicate topic, and many are simply embarrassed to ask a doctor about the features of genital care. Well, others (especially men) do not see this as a problem at all: in their opinion, it is enough to wash and change underwear daily.
In fact, everything is not so simple: improper care can cause many unpleasant diseases and disorders in the intimate sphere.
Woman’s intimate hygiene
The anatomy of the female genital organs is such that the vagina is located next to the anus, and this increases the risk of pathogens entering the internal genital organs. This is the first point to consider Continue reading
Swimming is an affordable and popular form of mass sport. You can swim at any age, there are minimum contraindications for swimming in the pool, and the health benefits are huge. However, many are afraid to visit the public pool for fear of catching some kind of infection. How justified are such fears? Is it possible to get something in the public pool? And if so, how to protect yourself from infections as much as possible?
Where is the danger lurking?
Not at all in the water, as many people think. Water in a public pool is constantly disinfected, and the chances of catching an infection through water are low. Continue reading