Essential things millennial men need to know about their reproductive health
Our 21st century lifestyle is filled with tension and stress that has ultimately had a huge impact on our reproductive health. Poor reproductive health is the cause of huge concern among millennials.
Over the years, doctors have concluded some of the most basic things millennial men should keep in mind to ensure strong and healthy reproductive health. These included-
- Smoke and drink
- Lethargic lifestyle
- Sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, STIs
- Excessive stress levels that can lead to a nervous breakdown
- Eat lots of unhealthy foods
- Get little or no exercise Here are some things every man should know in order to take good care of his reproductive health–
There should be enough awareness about sexually transmitted diseases
Men should be made aware of sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), syphilis, chlamydia, herpes, etc. As until now, there is no vaccine that can provide a defense mechanism against these diseases, prevention is the only key to protection against these diseases. The use of contraceptives should also be encouraged.
Regular exercise is the key to staying fit and healthy
The increase in heart attack cases among young people is a cause for concern. One of the main reasons for this is the sedentary lifestyle with little or no physical activity. Exercises like jogging, swimming, and yoga should be done regularly by young men, which can provide a solution to reproductive health issues such as low sperm count.
Healthy food consumption
Packaged and processed foods containing excess salt should be strictly avoided as they can lead to serious health problems. They should be replaced by fruits and vegetables with eight to nine glasses of water per day providing all the nutrients needed by the body.