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Male Menopause Midlife Crisis
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
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
40-55: Middle age and onward. Generally 40-55.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Later than women: If it exists at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
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