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Male Menopause? Discover the cause

The term Male menopause is the more common term for andropause. It describes age-related changes in male hormone levels. 
Declining testosterone levels can cause many symptoms. For example, it can cause depression, reduced muscle mass, increased body fat, and erectile dysfunction.

If you’re a man, testosterone is a hormone produced in your testes. It does more than fuel your sex drive. It also fuels your mental and physical energy, maintains your muscle mass, as well as regulates your fight-or-flight response.

Male menopause differs from female menopause in several ways. For one thing, not all men experience it. For another, it doesn’t involve a complete shutdown of your reproductive organs. However, sexual complications may arise as a result of your lowered hormone levels.

Symptoms of Male Menopause

Male menopause can cause physical, sexual, and psychological problems. They typically worsen as you get older. They can include:

  • low energy
  • depression or sadness
  • decreased motivation
  • lowered self-confidence
  • difficulty concentrating
  • insomnia or difficulty sleeping
  • increased body fat
  • reduced muscle mass and feelings of physical weakness
  • gynecomastia, or development of breasts
  • decreased bone density
  • erectile dysfunction
  • reduced libido
  • infertility
  • According to the Mayo Clinic, testosterone levels will typically decline an average of 1% per year after men turn 30.  Some health conditions can cause earlier or more drastic declines in your testosterone levels.

Diagnosing and Treating Male Menopause

Your doctor can take a sample of your blood to test your testosterone levels.

The Best approach, in my opinion, is making healthier lifestyle choices. For example:

  • eat a healthy diet
  • get regular exercise
  • get enough sleep
  • reduce your stress
  • I also highly recommend supplementation. I start men on a rigorous program of highly nutritious supplements as well as regular adjustments to keep you in alignment. 
  • Call me today to do a “Symptom Survey” and let us get started on re-energizing you so you can do life better!

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