A man and woman’s desire for, and enjoyment of, sexual intimacy does not have to fade with age, regardless of misperceptions.
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In March, the media often makes a connection between March Madness and vasectomies. Why? Well, men who are considering a vasectomy often schedule it around the tournament so that they have a built-in excuse to stay home and watch. If you really need a reason for timing, maybe it’s not such a bad idea.
Having a family is a personal and serious conversation for any couple. While many people enjoy large families, some prefer only a few children or none at all. Depending on their life situation, some men decide that a vasectomy is the right permanent choice for their family planning.
However, as with many medical issues, men may shy away from this simple procedure out of fear. Here are some basic facts men should know about vasectomies:
A vasectomy should be considered a permanent decision. Although a reversal is sometimes possible, it’s effectiveness cannot be guaranteed.
One important reminder to all men is to schedule a follow-up visit with your urologist a few weeks after the procedure to ensure it was successful. While vasectomies are highly effective, you should use birth control until your physician determines you are completely sterile.
If you’ve been thinking about a vasectomy, now may be the time to take a shot and schedule it.
Few symtoms, no matter how unusual, would catch us by surprise.
But some of those “embarrassing” symptoms could indicate more serious health conditions. Read about five symptoms that signal a call to your urologist.
Thirsty? Be sure to say ‘yes’ to that tall glass of water. It may save you from searing pain by the end of the summer. That’s because summer is peak season for kidney stones, hard little formations that develop in the kidneys when urinary minerals and salts crystallize and bind together. Often, stones aren’t even…