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Foods For Testicular Health
Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.
NO, sadly many!: As a very starchy food with a high glycemic index (60) ; glycemic load, eating maize is not particularly good for health. In general sugars ; starchy foods like grains ; potatoes are not very good for health. Fried foods are also bad, as are gmo foods ; food from animals fed gmo's, grains ; hormones. For a good list of the healthiest foods with info on why see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php. ...Read more
Somtimes: You can always find healthy choices in any setting, be it at home, restaurants, or prepackaged foods. With so much increase in awareness, there are lot of choices available in every food group including organic foods. With a little effort in reading the labels and a little common sense, you will find healthy foods. Good luck! ...Read more
Whats a good way to insure a healthy female reproductive system. Are there any foods or drinks good for female reproductive.Any vaccine for std?
Healthy Reproductive: Systems can be maintained by always using barrier protection when having any sexual encounters. Hpv (the virus that causes abnormal pap smears) is spread by unprotected sex--as is genital herpes, hiv/aids, gonorrhea ; chlamydia.Because some of these diseases are not symptomatic in women, damage to uterus and fallopian tubes can cause infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Too late for hpv vaccine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably: There are anecdotal reports that certain foods improve or worsen the symptoms of pro statism. There is no scientific evidence. Most of such reports have a marketing aspect too ! ...Read more
Jest eat normal food: Normal healthy food is the best. This should include low fat foods of Plant origin. Animal meats are harmful. Fruits, veggies and grains are healthy for human consumption. Plant nuts are also good for your health. ...Read more
Is drinking milk a health n fitness option?These days I see many substitutes, including soy and rice milk.
Protein & Carbs: Milk can provide protein and carbs after exercise & training, but remember in the usa cow's milk likely contains rbgh(bovine growth hormone-associated with increased risk of breast, colon & prostate cancers-banned in europe & canada) unless organic and labeled "no rbgh." soy milk should also be organic as >90% is genetically modified to withstand roundup and may be contaminated with the pesticide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please explain why breast cancer and female health are given more publicity and money than male and prostate?
Women: Traditionally women have be much better at organizing around health care issues. Men are traditionally less likely to be as active. ...Read more
Protein and heart: Protein itself is not injurious to hearts. However, excess protein is stressful for kidneys. Aim for 0.8 gram of protein per Kg body weight per day. Avoid saturated fats. Take in polyunsaturated fats and plant fats. Avoid sugars and refined carbohydrate foods. Stay complex with fruit and vegetables. Avoid high fructose corn syrup. Lose weight to ideal body weight with calorie reductions. Exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Stress is a factor in sperm production and delivery. Stress centers in the brain reduce FSH and lh, the hormones that trigger sperm production. Stress reduces erection and ejaculation, a problem for sperm delivery. Stress reduction can improve these problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal?: On ultrasonography, you'll find figures of 18 ml as the low number for young men, but in two series of older men, the actual mean was 9-10 ml. Truth be told, ryan, why ask? You need enough functioning testicular tissue to maintain your adult male stuff and if you want, to become a father. The correlation with size is negligible, and few people are interested in who's got the big pair. ...Read more
Generally benign: Testicular microlithiasis is a fairly common finding on testicular ultrasound. The tiny calcifications cannot be felt and do not cause pain. Your risk of testicular cancer is not increased unless you have a first degree relative with TCa. Monthly self exam for testicular lumps or increased firmness is recommended ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, ...: There has been no such thing around to naturally increase testosterone. If in doubt, see Doc for testing testosterone and assessing clinical pictures chiefly pertinent to low-T, such as loss of libido, drug use, testicular size/consistency, etc. However, no matter who, what, and how you are, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession should be foundation of all care. ...Read more
Is there any health relates risks if you ignore your variococele? Also does varicocele and testicular cancer have the same symptoms. Thank you :)
Sperm production: Varicocele may raise the temperature of the scrotum and affect sperm production. Sperm production requires lower temperature than usual body temperature. Testicular cancer does not have any specific symptoms other than a lump in the scrotum. It would be prudent to consult a doctor. ...Read more
Effect of CT scan and x-rays on testicular health assuming no protection was provided to the reproductive organs. ?
Low risk category: CT scans, like other X-ray-imaging exams, involve a brief exposure to a small amount of radiation. If the reproductive organs are exposed to radiation there is a possibility that abnormalities may be passed on to future generations. Still the low risk category (1 in 10,000). The CT or x-rays are done only when potential benefits can outweigh any small potential risk from radiation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: The Sx from testicular injuries widely displays depending on its cause and pace. Direct Impact from external force like that in kicking-on, MVA, etc. will result in contusion or rupture of testes, which induce acute pain with or without swelling; if chronic like that during inguinal surgery with incidental injury to its artery or from undescended testicle, testicular atrophy will occur. More? Ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: 37.5 cc is a large testicle. This may not be a problem. Some men have bigger than average testicles. Make sure you don't feel any lumps or irregularities and get checked out if you're concerned. Also, the fact that you pegged it at 37.5 cc suggests you have had an ultrasound and maybe don't need further work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can!: If you have testis pain, even walking will affect you (usual john wayne walk)! prolonged biking & improper seat positioning, shape & cycling habits may cause numb testicles & ed. Seats that do not appropriately support your sit bones (ischial tuberosities), may also cause problems by putting pressure on the pudendal nerve. Go to nearest cycling shop, get fitted properly buy proper seat & pants. ...Read more
Tunica vaginalis: Sac that lies around most of the testis. Hydroceles are collections of fluid forming within the tunica vaginalis. ...Read more
Epididymitis?: At age 25, epididymitis due to gonorrhea or chlamydia is the most serious common cause of one-sided testicular pain, especially if enlarged or tender, and/or discharge from the penis or painful urination. Torsion (twisting) is a surgical emergency; get care immediately if pain onset was very sudden, although this is less likely after age 20. For sure see a doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more
Is the average testicular volume different when measured by us versus other methods of measurement?
No: U/s is quite accurate for examination of the testes. ...Read more
Second opinion: is the average testicular volume different when measured by us versus other methods of measurement?
testes size: Probalbly the most accurate method is by u/s, an orchidometer is not that accurate since there is scrotal tissue involved. ...Read more
How i measure by wich kinde of scale of measurment i take the size of testicular volume, length, width and breadth?
See answer: The volume of the ellipsoid testicle is measured by using a ruler, calipers, prader orchidometer, or ultrasound imaging to measure the length, width, and height of the testicle and one of the two most commonly used formulas: 1) l x w x h x 0.52 =? Cm3; or 2) l x w x h x 0.71 = ? Cm3 (cubic centimeters). ...Read more
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