male climacteric

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male climacteric

[′māl klə′mak·tə·rik]
(physiology)
A condition presumably due to loss of testicular function, associated with an elevated urinary excretion of gonadotropins and symptoms of loss of sexual desire and potency, hot flashes, and vasomotor instability.
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The years 35-45 are when most men experience a crisis of self-confidence, 45-55 are the years covering the andropause.
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Replace those hormones-usually through pills and creams specially compounded for the patient's condition-and the patient gets his or her life back prior to andropause or menopause.
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