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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By this definition, the prevalence of andropause is much lower, a maximum of 3%-5%.
The findings suggest that psychosocial job characteristics are related to andropause symptoms in Japanese middle-aged male workers," the Sun quoted scientists from Universities in Osaka and Okayama as saying.
Generally, men between the ages of 40 and 55 begin experiencing symptoms of andropause.
Low level of testosterone is the main cause of andropause.
The book includes case examples, a discussion of andropause ("male menopause"), a hormone imbalance self-assessment, resources, and recommended reading.
The Androtest is a complete screening profile used to diagnose and manage andropause, an age-related condition that affects men over 45 years of age due to a decline in testosterone levels.
In this respect, the book Aging men's health (4) provides much valuable case study information on the andropause and its impact on depression, Alzheimer's disease, obesity, arthritis and reduced endurance, loss in muscle mass and increased body fat in older men, among other things.
If you are male and over 25, the chances are that you are a victim of andropause the latest big scare in the medical world.
Dr Wilson says: "Men do go through the menopause, what doctors call the andropause.
Menopause and andropause differ in that women relatively abruptly become unable to bear children after their menstrual periods cease, while men experience a far more gradual decline of testosterone production, allowing them to father children into the later decades of life.
The rise in prescriptions may be in part due to the increasing recognition of hypogonadism in ageing males or andropause.
Also discussed was andropause (manopause), erectile dysfunction, and it was emphasised that men do have problems, even if they won't admit to it, with most issues related to their overall general health and to their diet.