Lifestyle is a term generally applied to the way we live and its effect on our health. Lifestyle includes the number of hours we work, the amount we sleep, the foods we eat, the alcohol other beverages we drink, the tobacco we smoke, the amount we party, the time we spend with our family, the amount of stress we place in our own lives, how much we exercise and more. Our respective lifestyles have some unique components, as well as some common elements that cross cultural boundaries. Most of us want a lifestyle that ultimately promotes mental and physical well-being.
Men who choose to have vasectomy, most often, but not always, have chosen a lifestyle that involves children. Again often, but not always, my patients tend to be fairly healthy, with a stable routine, at least a moderate amount of exercise, and a reasonable diet. They tend not to smoke or party to excess. Children are commonly regarded as a stabilizing factor in one’s life.