Recognize characteristics of Andropause, 'Menopause' On Men


When a man begins to enter the age of five head and started showing some symptoms 'strange', for example, so often complain of pain, irritability, and decreased sexual ability. Perhaps this indicates that the man is experiencing symptoms of andropause. What it is andropause? Check out his review.

What are the symptoms and characteristics of andropause in men?



What it is andropause? Andropause is a condition of decreasing levels of testosterone along with the aging process. Andropause can be classified as a degenerative disease of men.

But it should be emphasized, is menopause in women differ from andropause in men. In women, ovulation ends and hormone production declines over a relatively short time.

In men, the hormone production and a decrease in testosterone bioavailability is the case for many years with the consequences are not always clear.

In general, the process of decline in testosterone levels in men starting at age 35 and continue until the testosterone is completely depleted at the age of about 70. Male growth hormone peak occurs around the age of 20 years, and fell about 14 per cent every 10 years thereafter.

At the age of 40 years, growth hormone has lost nearly half, and at the age of 80 years, just have a rest a few percent. Deficiency of this hormone causes the signs of aging more noticeable.

Men should be wary of an imbalance of hormones, before the symptoms become worse. The symptoms of andropause commonly called testosterone deficiency syndrome or TDS. The following symptoms you should know.


  • Lack energy and feel tired
  • low libido
  • Aka erectile dysfunction impotence
  • Sweating pretty much every night
  • Mood volatile and sensitive
  • Depression
  • Weight gain despite reduced appetite
  • Many hair loss
  • Weakening memory
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Disturbed sleep or insomnia
  • Gynecomastia or nipple enlargement of breasts in men as they age


According to experts, The Endocrine Clinic endocrinologist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, if a man is experiencing one or more of these symptoms, it's likely he was undergoing endocrine imbalance.

Typically, endocrinological can do the testing and perform diagnostics, as well as exercises to correct the imbalance.

How to cope with andropause?
When a woman can undergo estrogen hormone replacement therapy, estrogen replacement therapy or ERT to improve the quality of life of postmenopausal. Andropause men can undergo hormone replacement therapy testosterone, testosterone replacement therapy or TRT, which is now easily done in many clinics and hospitals in the US



However, as with ERT, until now TRT is still controversy. Most doctors are still banned, because they can lead to stroke and prostate cancer.

If your partner starts showing the symptoms of menopause that occurs at this man, it is natural and can not be prevented. That must be considered is the diet should be more regular, began to reduce or stop smoking and regular exercise, such as walking 30 minutes every morning.

Some men are more sensitive and irritable at this time, because the patient is the key to face the man who is experiencing andropause.

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