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Doctor insights on: Is Their Any Health Benefit Of Wearing Undergarment

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Is their any health benefit of wearing undergarment.?

Is their any health benefit of wearing undergarment.?

Not really.: There may be hygiene issues! one may use underwear to wick perspiration and stay dry and to give support to the genitals (if male). Undergarments may prevent (or cause) chaffing and rashes. Though, no undergarment my provide better circulation, increase sperm count and prevent yeast and other problems. It really comes down to personal preference. To wear or not to wear, that is the question? ...Read more

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Are their any health benefits to wearing white briefs for underwear?

Are their any health benefits to wearing white briefs for underwear?

Color doesn't matter: The color of the briefs doesn't matter. It's just fashion. However, having white laundry means one can add bleach to the laundry. That helps keep one's washing machine clean and fresh-smelling. Thus, it's beneficial to run one load of laundry with bleach, once a week. For guys, wearing briefs instead of boxers, or instead of nothing, helps prevent the testicles from flopping around during sports. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to sleep without a bra. Are there any health benefits?

Is it recommended to sleep without a bra. Are there any health benefits?

No: Other than to hold nursing (breastfeeding) pads in place to soak up leaked milk during a woman's breastfeeding months, there are few reasons to wear a bra when sleeping. Another reason is when one must get up and run or fight at a moment's notice. That means soldiers in an active war zone, with medium or larger breasts, are likely wearing some sort of bra while sleeping in the combat zone. ...Read more

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Is there any benefits of masturbation on a man's health ?

Is there any benefits of masturbation on a man's health ?

See answer: Despite the many taboos and unfounded myths, the bottom line is: masturbation is part of a healthy sex life, totally safe and harmless, and practiced by >90% of men and women. Among reported benefits: the safest kind of sex keeping you free of STD, a great form of stress relief, a mood booster in releasing endorphins, a natural sleep sedative, good for prostate health and immune system, etc. ...Read more

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What are the benefits wearing of an underwire bra? Does it provide more support?

What are the benefits wearing of an underwire bra? Does it provide more support?

Very beneficial: I truly believe that wearing an underwire bra, especially after breast implant surgery, is extremely helpful in maintaining appropriate support for the breast. In my opinion, it is much more effective than wearing a sports bra, as sports bras to do not lend enough appropriate shape to the breasts. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of women wearing men's underwear? On a regular instead of panties and so forth

What are the health risks of women wearing men's underwear? On a regular instead of panties and so forth

None!: Assuming they are clean. Most mens briefs are cotton and can be bleached when washed and sanitized. Women frequently ( even in my office) wear nylon, or polyester briefs, which cannot be thorughly lceaned, and are also non-absorbent. I recommend everyone were cotton briefs for daily wear. Sexual encounters-another matter! ...Read more

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Are there any cons to wearing a condom, health wise?

Are there any cons to wearing a condom, health wise?

Condom: There are some possible disadvantages to use of a male condom. The first would be if you were allergic to the material it is composed of (I.e. latex) A person may also react to spermicides or lubricants that are used with the condom. ...Read more

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Is there any literature on the long term benefits of wearing orthotics for flat feet?

Is there any literature on the long term benefits of wearing orthotics for flat feet?

Some benefit: They can offer short term symptomatic relief, but make no difference long term in outcomes. ...Read more

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What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stocking as a female fire fighter?

What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stocking as a female fire fighter?

Burns: Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend. In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin.... ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of celibacy (other than avoiding infection)?

What are the health benefits of celibacy (other than avoiding infection)?

Celibacy: There are none. Medicine and science is neutral when it comes to this decision. There are some scientific studies that show the longer in life one ejaculates the less chance of getting prostate cancer. But, celibacy is a life choice chosen for a variety of reasons. It is neither good nor bad. ...Read more

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What are the Benefits and cons of daily use of Flora baby probiotics for a 2 year old? It claims immune support is that true?

What are the Benefits and cons of daily use of Flora baby probiotics for a 2 year old? It claims immune support is that true?

Claims are forbidden: The FDA strictly forbids advertisement of dietary supplements with 'claims' of any sort. Probiotics are generally considered to be safe and beneficial for overall GI health, but be wary of any product that claims to cure or prevent disease. ...Read more

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Fiberglass insulation: how safe is it the the health of an installer not wearing some respitory protection?

Fiberglass insulation: how safe is it the the health of an installer not wearing some respitory protection?

Not cancer, at least: All i can say is that there does not seem to be an increased risk for cancer. (fiber glass exposure and human respiratory system cancer risk: lack of evidence persists since 2001 iarc re-evaluation.Regul toxicol pharmacol. 2011; 60(1):84-92) there may be other effects such as pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the lungs) or copd, but I am unaware of studies evaluating for this. ...Read more

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Are there any positive or negative effects on womens breasts from wearing a bra to bed?

Are there any positive or negative effects on womens breasts from wearing a bra to bed?

Bras to Bed.: Some women (especially w larger breasts or who are pregnant) sleep in bra for comfort. It's recommended that a bra worn for sleep have soft cup w/o underwire or metal clasps. A shelf or cross-over design is recommended. Bras worn for sleep are made from soft materials. Use of improper cup depth can lead to rashes or chafing (due to breast contact against chest wall w trapped sweat).**a book >. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks associated with the long-term use of Q-Pap Extra Strength?

Are there any health risks associated with the long-term use of Q-Pap Extra Strength?

Risk of liver damage: The preparation contains acetaminophen (Tylenol) and you should not take more than 4 gms in a day. Do not take alcohol at all as that markedly increases the risk of liver damage. It you have any liver disease refrain from using the medication. You should try to ascertain the cause of your pain rather than long term use. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-148716/q-pap-extra-strength-oral/details ...Read more