13Jul, 2019

Haemospermia or Hematospermia

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Haemospermia or Hematospermia -Summary: Hematospermia or haemospermia is a very disturbing symptom among men, but can be managed in many cases without further complications. Because it is not a habitual demand in consultation, it requires epidemiological knowledge and an adequate clinical judgment in order to be able to approach each case correctly and reassure our patients. -Introduction: Hematospermia or haemospermia is defined as the presence of blood in the semen or sperm. The most frequent cases are in men between 30 and 40 years old. It is recurrent: when it […]
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13Jul, 2019

Delayed Puberty

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-Summary: Delayed Puberty is the absence of secondary sexual characteristics, of 2 standard deviations from the average age of onset of normal puberty in the population and sex to which the individual belongs. In practical and temporal terms, for men it is at the age of 14, when the testicular volume is less than 4 ml and for women it is at the age of 13, when there is still no presence of telarquia (start of the mammary button). -Introduction: Puberty is the period in which sexual maturation is completed […]
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18May, 2019

Abdominal Fat and Sexual Dysfunction

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-Introduction Overweight and obesity are associated with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance and both have an effect on sexual function. However, the presence of abdominal obesity correlates more strongly with cardiovascular risk factors than a high body mass index (BMI). Therefore, waist circumference measurement is recommended in order to identify the corresponding body weight component of the metabolic syndrome and more than 50% of obese people have a low free testosterone. Some male patients may develop multiple metabolic risk factors when the waist circumference is only increased to a negligible […]
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27Apr, 2019

The Receptor of Progesterone

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-Definition: The progesterone receptor (PR), also known as NR3C3, is a protein found inside cells. It is activated by the steroid hormone progesterone. In humans, PR is encoded by a single PGR gene residing on chromosome 11 has two isoforms, PR-A and PR-B, which differ in their molecular weight, PR-B is the positive regulator of the effects of progesterone, while PR-A serves to antagonize the effects of PR-B. Progesterone is necessary to induce progesterone receptors. When there is no binding hormone, the carboxyl terminal inhibits transcription. Binding to a hormone […]
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27Apr, 2019

Antiandrogens and their Importance

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-Definition: An antiandrogen or androgenic antagonist is a group of drugs that exert an antagonistic action or hormonal suppression capable of preventing or inhibiting the biological effects of androgens or male sex hormones on the normal responses of body tissues to these hormones. Antiandrogens normally act by blocking androgen receptors, competing with binding sites on the surface of cells, nullifying the function of androgens, except in those cases that inhibit the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, which is more potent than dihydrotestosterone and therefore are partially antiandrogenics. -Various Uses: Antiandrogens […]
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27Mar, 2019

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Men

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-Definition As in the case of women, a significant percentage of men suffer during their lifetime from pelvic pain that is not precisely localised. When the pain is present for a period longer than 3 months, it is called chronic pelvic pain. It is located in the pelvis, perineum or genitals. There may also be pain in the suprapubic area, also in the penis or testicles. There may also be urinary signs such as dysuria (discomfort in urination) and pain when ejaculating, decreased jet and urinary urgency and even sexual […]
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1Mar, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions about Andropause

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-Definition The term Andropause is used to parallel the feminine than of menopause. These two entities are different in their physiology, evolution, prognosis and clinical effects. It should be noted that the androgenic deficit is gradual, occurs in 25 to 35% of men and there is only a partial androgen deficiency, not significantly affecting their ability to fertilize in certain cases, which is completely opposite to the stage of menopause. The initiation of andropause is unpredictable and its manifestations are subtle and diverse. There are two synonymous terms that can […]
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9Feb, 2019

Persistent Organic Compounds and Health

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Persistent Organic Compounds and Health. Introduction: Persistent organic compounds (POPs), also known as POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) are a set of chemical compounds that resist photochemical (solar), chemical and biological degradation to varying degrees, causing their half-life to be high in the environment (persistent organic pollutant), may remain for several decades and even centuries in the environment. They are harmful as they contaminate food especially dairy products and meat. They pass to the foetus through the placenta and are excreted in breast milk, threatening the reproductive health of both men […]
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26Jan, 2019

Anorgasmia

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Along with lack of desire (lack of libido, sexual inappetence or anaphrodisia), it is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions of women (especially after menopause) and they often go to the extreme of pretending a climax to please their partner. There may be anorgasmia in men, but it is less frequent and difficult to diagnose, as it is hidden behind the misconception that ejaculation is an orgasm. It consists of not reaching orgasm or climax in a normal way. 5% of the causes of anorgasmia are organic and have […]
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19Jan, 2019

Andropause Is A Syndrome That Should Be Treated

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Testosterone values decrease annually, although individual differences may exist. Total Testosterone values decrease by 35% in men aged 20 to 80, while free Testosterone (Tl) decreases by 50%. It has been shown that with age there is a loss of heart rhythm (day-night) of the secretion of Testosterone, in the elderly, as well as an elevation of transporter globulins and therefore only 2% circulates freely to be used by cells of the body.   -What is Andropause and how does it manifest itself?: The term Andropause is used only to […]
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