The Most Ridiculous Myths about Men’s Health


Men know how to take care of their health, but sometimes you can stumble upon some very interesting facts about it. Sometimes, some decisions and the facts tell a lie, and it is not proven by medical institutions. Here are collected the most common mistakes that are passed off as truth – and men believe in them, following omens.

Flagrant Facts about Men’s Health

Penis – is the greatest source of concern men. Myth has repeatedly refutes clinical studies and assurances sexologists, but men still do not believe and continue to go to the toilet with a ruler. Scientists have found that men with large penises self-esteem higher than that of “middling”. However, the physiological function of the penis size has no effect if it is, of course, not micro penis. The man with the long penis does not have the most fertile, lots of testosterone and greater capacity for sexual satisfaction sexual partner.

This myth was invented by women who are unable to afford good sex. Also, these tales can come up with the men, when they have enough in their opinion a good size.

Urologists have not found a coincidence between size of foot and penis`s length. However, instead of feet may sound any other part of the body, such as the length of the index or middle finger, even the size of the nose? The length of penis depends on genetic data and does not correlate with the size of body parts. People do not have bones in the penis, but it is possible to break the tissue cavernous bodies which are full of blood during arousal and tunica albuginea.

  1. It is possible to break penis only during the onset of an erection.
  2. This occurs most often during sexual act while the woman is on up.
  3. At the turn of the penis can be clearly distinguished “crunchy” sound.
  4. This is a very painful injury requiring emergency treatment.
  5. Otherwise, a man can remain impotent.

Also, there is an interesting myth that swimming shorts impair sperm production. Clinical studies do not confirm this. On the sperm production prolonged high temperatures affect, which can be caused by wearing tight jeans, because for sperm production is required a temperature of 3-5 degrees below body temperature. Swim did not affect the number and mobility of sperm, do not change the temperature in the groin area, although it tight to the body than the “boxers”.

Sexual Activity is Only at 18 Years Old

This is almost true, since testosterone reaches a maximum of 18 years. However, it is not always indicative of the sexual activity, as responsible for many other functions in the body, for example, the formation of lean body mass. Falling production levels of testosterone – is a partial lack of androgen of older men, or so-called “andropause” occurs only in about a third of men over 35 years. However, most men retain the ability to conceive a child to a ripe old age. The risk of disease is low, but it requires an exception to be fully confident in the future.

A risk factor is considered:

  • high levels of estrogen;
  • chronic liver disease;
  • radiation exposure;
  • Klinefelter syndrome.

It is believed that 30-70% of breast cancer in men developing against gynecomastia, in particular its focal form.

Osteoporosis – is found only among women. This is a myth, only 20% of 100% of the patients with osteoporosis – men. For men the disease is less common due to the lack of a strong skeleton and menopause, which threatens to rapid hormonal changes. Because of osteoporosis, affects older men with low testosterone levels. A risk factor is considered alcoholism, smoking, and steroids. But this figure is not an escape from the disease that will never affect you.