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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

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


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I know of andropause but I didn't know if it is real or just part of comedy jokes. can a man have male menopause?

I know of andropause but I didn't know if it is real or just part of comedy jokes. can a man have male menopause?

Yes.: It is a controversial topic, just like Fibromyalgia . About 40 % of males 40 to 60 + years suffer from andropause. It is characterized by depression, irritability, fatigue, mood swing and difficulty maintaining erections. a few may even have low testosterone levels. The old joke was that when married men start looking for romance elsewhere that they were going through andropause. ...Read more

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Is there a male menopause?

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?

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

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At what age does male menopause begin?

At what age does male menopause begin?

No sign: There is no signal that male menopause has begun -- if it exists -- like there is for female menopause (cessation of periods for 1 year). ...Read more

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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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Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Andropause: When testosterone level go down and get symptoms. Decrease energy, libido, erections. Tired, you may feel depression. Unlike menopause, you can stiill get someone pregnant. Is not a recognized medical condition because of debates about specific criterias to make a spwcific medical condition. . It sounds good to say andropause. Is better to see doctor to address your specific needs. ...Read more

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When in life do the signs of male menopause begin?

When in life do the signs of male menopause begin?

Andropause: In men over 45 testosterone levels can decrease to much lower than they were as young men. This is called andropause. Many men will have fatigue, grumpiness, loss of muscle and stamina, and loss of sex drive. Symptoms should be evaluated for consideration of testosterone replacement. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
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Male Menopause (Definition)

Male menopause is a term used to describe the changes in men as testosterone production decreases with age, including fatigue, ...Read more