There are many substances that science defines as “endocrine disruptors”, that is, capable of interfering with the organism and modifying, in a more or less significant way, not only the fetal development but also the growth of the baby. Continue reading
After the age of 50, some changes in the body occur in men, as much as in women. But they are much more gradual phenomena than in females and therefore can be tackled without difficulty.
Loss of muscle mass, abdominal obesity, mood swings, insomnia, sometimes hot flushes. These symptoms well known to women during the menopause period can also affect men in the so-called andropause. In fact, after the age of 50, the male organism is affected by some changes. Contrary to menopause, however, very little is spoken of andropause. Continue reading
Phalloplasty presents the classic risks associated with any surgical procedure (generic risks), plus a series of risks characteristic of it (specific risks).
Peyronie’s disease is a fibrous cavernite that affects 9% of men and can occur at any age even if the greatest incidence is between 50 and 60 years. This pathology consists in the formation of fibrous scarring plaques within the albuginea tunic of the penis. In practice it is possible to notice a curvature of the penis by the angulation that occurs due to the altered elasticity presented by the scar plaque with respect to healthy tissue. Continue reading
As you already know, testes are one of the most unprotected organs of the male body, their only protection is the scrotum. This makes them very easy to injure, get infected or inflamed. Not speaking about testicular cancer that also can develop. Testicular anomalies or disorders are those high need for treatment. In case you’ve noticed some pain, discomfort, redness or other changes, don’t hesitate to turn for examination to your attending doctor. Continue reading
The word “tumor” always sounds scary. Fortunately, not all of the new growths are hazardous to life. All the tumor processes of the male sex organs may be divided into benign and malignant. Whereas the first bring a lot of discomforts but are safe for life, the latter are really dangerous. The statistics claim that non-malignant tumors are extremely rare in males younger than 40, yet their incidence grows with the age. Continue reading