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Did the Post-Election Frenzy Start a Vasectomy Trend?

Did the Post-Election Frenzy Start a Vasectomy Trend?

Vasectomies? Vasectomy Reversal´s? The election has had an effect on every one of us for better or for worse, and although the post-election frenzy has left all of us with a certain taste in our mouths, some have reacted more extravagantly than others. From moving to Canada to crazy video reactions on Youtube, and from protesters taking over the streets to celebrities punching people over their comments about the result, imagining the deeper impact the election had in us as a society and as individuals doesn’t seem too far-fetched.

The election has had an effect on every one of us for better or for worse, and although the post-election frenzy has left all of us with a certain taste in our mouths, some have reacted more extravagantly than others. From moving to Canada to crazy video reactions on Youtube, and from protesters taking over the streets to celebrities punching people over their comments about the result, imagining the deeper impact the election had in us as a society and as individuals doesn’t seem too far-fetched.

In fact, it seems like many have started making life choices based on what might happen due to policy changes and potentially new legislation. Contraception is one of those choices, and although most people believe men don’t care that much about contraception, the recent political events may have shift concept, bringing around the possibility of vasectomy rates spiking.

Whilst in the UK vasectomy rates have always been higher than those of tubal ligation when it comes to sterilization choices, in the US the statistics are quite the opposite. Here in the States, women are the ones with most of the contraception responsibility sitting in their lap. An economic and health factor that tends to most heavily lie on the shoulders of women.

However, the election results seemed to have an effect on American men, given that the number of men considering undergoing one after the election night has grown exponentially. Consumer healthcare company Amino, found that one third of the men receiving vasectomies between 2013 and 2016 are millennials under the age of 35.

The new policies and legislation regarding contraception and the current social and political climate will most likely lead to more millennials choosing to get a vasectomy as their contraceptive measure. And as the rates of vasectomies rise, the question about “what if you change your mind?” pops into the heads of many.

The success of a vasectomy reversal depends heavily on how much time has happened between the vasectomy and the procedure to reverse it, not to mention, the skills of your surgeon and health care providers. Reattaching the “tubes” gets more difficult over time as additional blockages form, and in some cases men can develop antibodies to their own sperm, making the reversal procedure unsuccessful.

However, a vasectomy reversal is a 2-4 hour procedure, virtually painless and with minimal risks. If you do a little research, you will also find that is a lot cheaper than tubal ligation.

As a vasectomy reversal expert, Dr. Harry Fisch, is ready to answer all of your vasectomy and vasectomy reversal questions. You can make an appointment today by calling (212) 879 0800.

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