Earlier, men suffered more from health problems related to stress and lifestyle, but modern day women have almost equalled men in a number of these disorders. There remain however, a number of disorders related to the male reproductive system and in particular, the prostate gland.
The most important male sex hormone is testosterone, which influences sperm production, fertility, and sex drive. Male sex hormones also promote the development of secondary sexual characteristics at puberty. Over- or underproduction of male sex hormones may be due to a variety of factors, including inherited disorders, long-term illnesses, tumours, or lifestyle factors.
Disorders affecting the prostate gland are very common, particularly in men over the age of 30.
Symptoms of disorders in the male reproductive organs -penis, scrotum, and testes - are usually obvious at an early stage.
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