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Do Women Usally Have One Kidney More Than Men
Is it harder for women to hold their urine than men since women have short urethra? Are womens bladder weaker than mens?
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Not known or do they: Women are less likely to externalize with their adhd. So an inattentive adhd female student will be assessed as "withdrawn, " while an equivalent hyperactive male will be noticed. Allowing for the different clinical presentation in women, there is still a male preponderance in adhd. There may be an increased susceptibility in males for adhd, or a decreased susceptibility in females. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both: Kidney stone occur in both males and females in similar frequency. ...Read more
Why do women get scoliosis more often than men? I know that females are much more likely to get scoliosis than men, but why?
Good question: That is a good question and one that has been discussed for years. No one knows for sure and it may be multifactorial. Women grow very quickly during puberty, when curves typically worsen and that is thought to play a part. The hormonal differences between men and women and their greater tendency to have ligamentous laxity may also play a part. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
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Social issues: It depends obviously on the culture, but in china there is an issue with women being trafficked for money, especially minority or immigrants like those from north korea. Families can negotiate prices for women to marry, like a purchase. It can affect future populations as there may not be enough youngsters to support an aging population, making it "top heavy". ...Read more
NOT TRUE: Not true at all, same number of ribs, 12 ribs for both. ...Read more
Women: Women must face pregnancy, menopause, birth-control, pressure to lose weight and thus frustrating diets which themselves can lead to weight gain due to metabolism shifts that result in fat storage, as well as many other factors. Men tend to have more abdominal weight gain. Healthy lifestyle with healthy food choices, fiber, sleep, exercise, and emotional calmness are recommended for stability. ...Read more
Weak sphincter: Sometimes the overactive bladder is caused when a drop of urine gets in the urethra and triggers a contraction. Since women are more likely to have stress incontinence they are more likely to have that drop of urine get in their urethra and trigger oab symptoms. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Women are more likel: To have insomnia than men. One reason is that hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle and menopause can affect sleep. During perimenopause, women may have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. Hot flashes and night sweats often can disturb sleep.Some medical conditions that can cause secondary insomnia also are more common in women than men. Also more in pregancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constipation: Women tend to have a wider pelvis and a shorter trunk than men. They also have a more complex hormonal cycle, and give birth. They also experience menopause, which drastically alters their hormone cycle. So their anatomy, physiology predisposes women to have more problems with a redundant, floppy colon, outlet obstruction, and pelvic floor disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anatomy: The male and female urinary tract is different when it comes to anatomy. Females have shorter urethras than their male counterparts. A shorter urethra makes it easier for bacteria to travel up the urethra to the bladder. The urethra in a female is also closer to the rectum allowing for a shorter distance for bacteria to travel. This is why proper hygiene is recommended for females to prevent uti. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2X more in women: In general, women experience urinary incontinence about twice as often as men. In women, urinary in continence is often caused by damage to the pelvic nerves and musches associated with childbirth. In men it is often related to prostate disease and its treatments. Incidence increases with age in both sexes. ...Read more
Muscle burns fat: Men tend to lose weight faster due to muscle energy expenditures. The bigger the muscles the more energy expended. Muscles grow, more energy expended. Women, generally have a harder time adding muscle mass to their bodies, so the energy expenditure is less. Using larger muscle groups and whole body resistance exercises for women will increase energy use and facilitate weight loss. ...Read more
How is it possible that heterosexual males have more sexual partners than females--start younger, do it more, or hang in older?
Not possible: This is hilarious. It's not possible. Either men are lying and saying they have more partners or women are lying and saying they have fewer partners. This article explores the discrepancy: http://www.Nytimes.Com/2007/08/12/weekinreview/12kolata.Html. One explanation is that maybe some of the mens partners are imaginary. ...Read more
They don't really: But some people do think that the xx vs xy chromosome creates a slightly less robust genetic basis. I invite others to chime in, but i think that with a healthy lifestyle equivalent heritage of genes - a male and female will have similar longevity - don't forget the exchange of accidents/violence in males and pregnancy/inequality in females. ...Read more
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