There are numerous reasons why a man or a couple decides to have a vasectomy. There are just as many reasons someone decides to reverse the procedure.
When is the ideal time in a man’s life to have a vasectomy? There is no age or situation that qualifies as the ideal time. It is different for each man. It’s a personal and very private decision that is usually made with his partner and after much thought.
If you are thinking about having a vasectomy, think long and hard. Once you are sure that you do not want any more children, you may decide to have a no-scalpel vasectomy. That would be a good decision, and we can stipulate that fact. Let’s dive into the benefits of a no-scalpel vasectomy.
No matter who is doing the talking and who is doing the listening, having the vasectomy talk is rife with awkwardness and pitfalls. Most times it is the female trying to get her man to undergo the procedure, so it is better to have all your facts and talking points in order. Then start slowly. Here are some tips on how to have the vasectomy talk and what to emphasize.
A vasectomy may seem like a permanent fix to most men as it shuts the door on having any or more children. The truth is, that is not the whole story. Half a million men decide to have a vasectomy each year in the US. The decision begins with when is the right time to get a vasectomy and more importantly, is it right for you?
Half a million men in the U.S. undergo a vasectomy each year, and it has now become the most commonly performed urological procedure. By comparison though, three times more women undergo permanent contraception. With tubal ligation comes more health risks for the female because it is a more invasive procedure. In addition It is much more costly, and it requires a longer recovery time. What’s wrong with this picture?
It’s time to clear up some myths about vasectomy and provide some factual information that every man should know.