There is a lot of talk about menopause, everyone knows its symptoms, when it occurs and the consequences it has. However, its “male counterpart”, andropause, goes much more unnoticed among the population. Despite being a great unknown, it is a headache for many men, and that is that 82% of men can present andropause (Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome) from 50 years, a percentage that is increasing.
Andropause is commonly known as the male menopause, although in essence it can have a resemblance to menopause, are two processes that occur in very different ways and in a less marked period of time.
It consists in the gradual decrease of the production of the hormone testosterone. It happens after forty years and, in this way, it causes the ability to procreate to be lost.
Andropause is something that does not happen with accuracy in all men, since in many cases, the ability to procreate up to 70 years can be maintained. This makes for many a ‘myth’ and refuses to accept this diagnosis.
Not only men older than 40 years can present the symptoms of andropause. It is also possible that it happens after an orchiectomy (surgical removal of one or both testicles). This happens in case of chronic conditions, such as: testicular cancer.
Symptoms of Male Menopause
Andropause has very marked symptoms that may occur over the years. For this reason, many specialists prefer to act preventively in the face of decreased testosterone production. At ベストケンコー one can find different pills for the solution of these issues.
The common and recurrent symptoms of andropause are:
- Constant fatigue
- Low ejaculation power
- Decreased libido
- Extreme dryness in skin and hair
- A lot of night sweating
- Increased irritability
- Depression, nervousness and anxiety
Even so, the symptoms of andropause are very similar to those of …Read more