Posts in Genetics
The Pause that Concerns: Men and Life Changes

While humorous references abound concerning a male version of menopause, the truth is that men also experience hormonal and sexual function changes as they age. The proper name for this phase is andropause, and while comparisons continue to be made to menopause, there are some significant differences, particularly with regard to a man’s ability to conceive a child.

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Pre-conception care for men? The 3 months leading up to pregnancy

“Really, almost all of the important epigenetics, all the important embryologic development, takes place in the first few weeks of the pregnancy. That's when lots of the really key things are happening before people even know they're pregnant. Your brain development, your entire spine, all the nerves are developed in the first couple of weeks."

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