Should men also be interested in their perineum?

Should men also be interested in their perineum?
Should men also be interested in their perineum?

OUR HEALTH ADVICE – If women are used to doing perineal rehabilitation after pregnancy, men have fewer opportunities to focus on this part of their anatomy, although it is very useful.

They sit on it on their bikes and use it at the urinal without realizing it. The perineum, this muscular group located between the anus and the penis, is little known to men, despite its importance. How to assess the condition of your perineum? Are there any signs that should prompt you to consult? Le Figaro interviewed experts.

  • What is the perineum for?

In men, this muscle group automatically relaxes when urinating to make urination easy and complete. “After urination, the contraction of the perineum allows the last drops to be evacuated to empty the bladder and to “groom” the bladder.urethra “, explains Professor Gérard Amarenco, head of the neuro-urology department at Tenon hospital in Paris and author of the book Toilet pathologies (2013). Let us add that the perineum is very useful when it contracts involuntarily each time we cough in order to increase the pressure on the sphincters, and thus avoid losses through the anus and urethra. Finally, “these muscles are useful…

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