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Andropause: What to Expect

Published June 22, 2017

Warning Signs of Andropause... and What to Do About It

When middle-aged men visit their healthcare provider for symptoms like fatigue, low libido, and mood swings, it can be surprising for them to find out that they are actually going through a process similar to what women go through during menopause. Known as andropause in men, it occurs as a result of the declining testosterone levels that are a normal part of aging. Sometimes the drop in testosterone is significant enough to present symptoms, although some men skate by with little or no symptoms. Common symptoms of andropause can include depression, irritability, low energy, erectile dysfunction, and weight gain, among others. Managing symptoms usually involves boosting depleted hormone levels. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is often used with excellent results, and a balanced lifestyle that includes regular exercise and a healthy diet also makes a huge difference when it comes to mitigating some of the effects of declining testosterone levels. Read more…

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June 18, 2018

How to Recognize Symptoms of Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism is a condition in which the body produces little or no testosterone, resulting in symptoms such as loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, memory loss, and depression. Hypogonadism indicates an […]

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