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Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
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Male Menopause (Overview)

Male menopause is a term used to describe the changes in men as testosterone production decreases with age, including fatigue, decreased libido, and impotence.


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Is there such thing as a male menopause?

Is there such thing as a male menopause?

Yes, sort of: In men testosterone levels decrease very slowly and eventually end up much lower than they were in young men. This is called andropause. Many men will have hot flashes and occasionally, night sweats, as testosterone levels decline similar to what many women experience going through menopause. ...Read more

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Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
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Male Menopause (Overview)

Male menopause is a term used to describe the changes in men as testosterone production decreases with age, including fatigue, decreased libido, and impotence.


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I've just heard about male menopause. Does it really exist and what are the underlying symptoms. ?

I've just heard about male menopause. Does it really exist and what are the underlying symptoms. ?

Male Menopuase: This is the syndrome of low testosterone in older men. Unlike female menopause the drop in testosterone (compared to estrogen) is mild and the consequences are not well establihsed. Consequences potentailyl include loss of libido, decrease muscle mass, increase fat ...Read more

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Managing Male Menopause (Tip)

Managing Male Menopause

Diabetes, narcotics, thyroid issues, and lack of rest all contribute to viropause. Get evaluated. ...See more

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Can male menopause be detected and treated?

Can male menopause be detected and treated?

Very intreting Quest: The issue of male menopause is a hotly debated one but the evidence is strong that men also suffer the same menopausal-like symptoms that women do.Sexual issues - fatigue - depression - mood swings are some symptomes of male menopause.Your doctor will need to test your testosterone levels and will more than likely call for blood tests. The bigger than that, please read this article. ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Checklist)

See your doctor
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Consider taking hormones
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Exercise more, including weight lifting
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Improve your diet
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Is there a male menopause?

Yes: I believe it. Andropause is not completely like menopause as the men's testosterone production does not completely stop but there is a gradual decrease in it that it can cause some problem similar to menopause. It's not a recognized medical condition (no billable code for the doc on icd-10) but hypogonadism is a similar and more appropriate term and accepted. ...Read more

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Is there really a male menopause?

Yes, andropause: Male menopause is a slowly steady decline in male hormones such as testosterone, dhea, and growth hormone starting at about 30 and declining 1-3% per year depending on lifestyle. Symptoms are fatigue, irritibility, depression, loss of muscle mass, increase in body fat, decrease memory, focus, concentration, loss of passion and libido. Speak with your physician or a hormone specialist for help. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more