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What are the symptoms of andropause?

What are the symptoms of andropause?

Sxs of Andropause: Men with Andropause tend to have low energy, increased body fat, decreased sex drive, decrease erections, decreased motivation and drive. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of andropause?

Please explain what are some symptoms of andropause?

Andropause: This is not a good term; men's hormones are not like women's. Women have an abrupt cessation of estrogen at menopause. With men, there is a slow, gradual decrease in testosterone with age, but it does not plummet (unless something else is wrong). Many men are potent and sexually active with age with these lower t levels. Be careful of the hype, heavily driven by pharma, who makes the testosterone. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of andropause in men? Can it cause panic attacks and chills? And what is the average length of duration? What can be done?

What are the symptoms of andropause in men?   Can it cause panic attacks and chills?  And what is the average length of duration?  What can be done?

Low libido: Andropause, or low t with ageing can show up with low libido, weight gain, hot flushes and many other ways. Get a blood test and talk with your doctor. Make sure he/she checks a psa at same text if you're over 40. ...Read more

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Male 38. Tested testosterone and all other sex hormones. Test=530. I have EVERY symptom of Andropause. Is it possible for man with 530 to need BHRT?

Male 38. Tested testosterone and all other sex hormones. Test=530. I have EVERY symptom of Andropause. Is it possible for man with 530 to need BHRT?

530 is normal: You didnt tell me the units which is important but here in the US our units are ng/dl. 530ng/dl is normal. The range for testosterone is quite wide. 300-1000 is about what it is. ...Read more

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What is andropause?

What is andropause?

Andropause: Andropause is a non-medical term for hypogonadism or symptomatic low testosterone. It's possible to have low T but not notice it, in which case, treatment risk may not be worth benefit. However, others may suffer from symptoms of low T eg andropause, such as loss of energy & libido, depression, altered body composition (obesity despite diet, no muscle despite exercise), erectile dysfunction etc ...Read more

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Please help! what is the meaning of "andropause"?

Please help! what is the meaning of "andropause"?

Andropause: It is the equivalent of the female menopause in female. As men age they may have decrease in their testosterone level giving symptoms of loss of sexual desire, depression, erectile dysfunction, obesity, muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass. ...Read more

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Need doctor to treat andropause?

Need doctor to treat andropause?

Perhaps: Andropause is a term that might include a decrease in testosterone that occurs in men as we age. Whether to treat or not is controversial. See an endocrinologist or urologist to assess whether symptoms you have are related. ...Read more

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What vitamins can be taken for andropause?

What vitamins can be taken for andropause?

Multivit/mineral: I suggest a high quality multivitamin/multimineral formula for andropause. If you are truly experiencing andropause, then your androgen hormones, primarily testostosterone is deficient or insufficient. Vitamins will not increase your test levels, but will support overall health. You may possibly need hormone replacement to address true andropause. ...Read more

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Docs, what's andropause and does it really cause men to have emotional crisis?

Docs, what's andropause and does it really cause men to have emotional crisis?

Yes.: About 40% of males, 40 t0 60's experience this controversial condition. Although not as severe as menopause, it is lengthier, 15-20 years with symptoms of depression, mood swings, lethargy, irritability and problems sustaining erections. ...Read more