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How to Talk to Your Partner About Vasectomy Reversal

How to Talk to Your Partner About Vasectomy Reversal

by Shearly (SU)
When couples need to talk, fertility issues are often delicate subject matter. But honestly, a vasectomy reversal is one subject you should discuss with your partner. After all, there is a lot riding on your decision to go ahead with a reversal. While there is no single right way to have a conversation with your partner, honesty is always the best place to begin. As with any major life decision, a vasectomy reversal is not something to take lightly. The best course of action is always to seek expert advice and ask questions about anything you do not know or understand. You should also make sure you are both on the same page, and you both have a good understanding of the process.

Vasectomy Reversal: Does Size Matter?

Vasectomy Reversal: Does Size Matter?

by Shearly (SU)
Just as some people are short or tall, male body parts vary in size and dimension. In a vasectomy reversal, the tiny tubes that carry sperm, known as the vas deferens, has to be reconnected in order for the sperm to flow unimpeded and hopefully fertilize a woman’s eggs. While many factors are involved in this process, relative penile and testicular size is definitely not among them.

Vasectomy Reversal: Managing Your Expectations

Vasectomy Reversal: Managing Your Expectations

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Choosing to reverse a vasectomy in order to start or add to a family is a very personal, often emotionally difficult decision that marks the first step towards a potential pregnancy. Vasectomy reversals can be effective, even after a long period of time. Recent advances in microsurgery have dramatically improved the success rate for vasectomy reversals, but you should understand going in that there are no guarantees that you will be able to father a child.

Testosterone Therapy: What is Safe?

Testosterone Therapy: What is Safe?

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Testosterone is a male sex hormone, or androgen, responsible for most male characteristics. It is produced in the testicles and regulated by the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus, which is located inside the brain. Hypogonadism is a disorder in which the body is incapable of maintaining normal male testosterone levels.