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Andropause

Andropause, often referred to as “male menopause,” is a term used to describe the gradual decline in testosterone levels that occurs with aging in men. While not as sudden or as universally recognized as menopause in women, andropause represents a natural and gradual decrease in testosterone production, typically starting in the late 40s or early 50s, but sometimes earlier. This decline in testosterone levels can lead to a variety of symptoms, including reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, decreased muscle mass, increased body fat, mood swings, and cognitive changes.

However, it’s essential to note that not all men experience the same symptoms or severity of andropause, and some may not notice any significant changes. Furthermore, other factors such as lifestyle habits, underlying health conditions, and genetics can influence the onset and severity of andropause symptoms.

Managing andropause often involves a combination of lifestyle changes, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and addressing any underlying health issues. Lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise, maintaining a healthy diet, getting adequate sleep, and managing stress can help alleviate some symptoms and support overall well-being. Hormone replacement therapy, under the guidance of a healthcare professional, may also be considered to restore testosterone levels to a more optimal range for those experiencing significant symptoms. However, the decision to pursue HRT should be carefully weighed with its potential risks and benefits and should be individualized based on each person’s specific needs and medical history. Regular monitoring and follow-up with a healthcare provider are essential to ensure safe and effective management of andropause symptoms.

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About Me

DR G Bharathiraja., MBBS., MD
Senior Consultant Physician,
Clinical Sexologist and Andrologist

Working Hours

Mon - Sat: 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm(Only on Appointments)

Contacts

Phone: +91-70944-47117@Bharahi Clinic, 33, Masakalipalayam Road, Opposite to Reliance Fresh, Lakshmipuram, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 641015Get Directions