Menopause: What are the symptoms of Menopause in Men? What is the treatment?

Menopause starts from the age of forty in women. Men also have menopause. It is called andropause in medical terms. Just like women who age, men also undergo changes in the release of hormones. Andropause occurs in males due to low testosterone levels. Ovulation ends completely after menopause in women. Also, testosterone levels in men slow down the production of the hormone. After the age of 30 in men there is a slow decline of 1% in testosterone every year. 

According to aging, diabetes, chronic diseases like HTN some changes in the function of the testicles occur around the age of 45 to 50 years. A 50% decline in testosterone levels occurs after a man reaches the age of 70. Not only this, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hormonal disorders, liver and kidney disease infections can also lead to andropause in men. Sex hormone. It is mainly produced in the testicles. Low testosterone production, age, high production of a hormone called SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) andropause‌

Symptoms

High percentage of body fat, erectile dysfunction,  decreased sex drive,  sleep deprivation, lack of concentration, excessive sweating are also seen. Some men may also develop serious problems such as osteoporosis and heart problems.

Diagnosis

If these symptoms appear in you, you should immediately go to a urologist or andrologist. Diagnosis is made by physical examination and symptoms. If the diagnosis is made then further treatment is done.

Treatment

Skin patches are helpful for this. People who wear a testosterone patch are able to absorb the hormone through the skin. Testosterone gel can be applied directly to the skin on the hands. Hands must be washed after some time of application. They can also be taken in the form of capsules. It should be taken twice a day after meals. But people with heart disease and serious health problems should not take the capsules. Andropause symptoms can be overcome by exercising, eating a nutritious diet, reducing stress, and making lifestyle changes. Some men may be treated with testosterone replacement therapy in addition to medication. However, in such cases, self-medication should not be done without consulting a doctor. Experts warn that doing so is very dangerous to health.

Note: Information collected from many studies, researches and health journals has been provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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