Andropause (more casually called male menopause) is the gradual decline of testosterone, the primary male sex hormone. Though not always as noticeable as the symptoms women experience during their hormonal shift, male menopause can cause changes that can be hard to accept.
As a man, you’ve seen your body change with the years. Understanding all of the unique ways in which a man’s body ages can open up new ways to lead a healthier, vital life—in every decade.
For many men, the motivation to start on a more conscious journey toward better health begins when they notice unwelcome changes. Remember, though, that the sooner you update your approach to wellness, the easier it will be to reap the long-term benefits of following a healthy path.
If you’re like many men, you have experienced some changes in your urination—or even had problems urinating—as you’ve gotten older. You may not have given these issues much thought, but your doctor can help you get the right treatment, if any is needed, to improve your symptoms.
Loss of libido is a big fear for many men—and their partners. Decreased sex drive has all sorts of repercussions. It can lead to strained relationships, loss of self-esteem and even depression. Determining the cause of reduced sexual desire is the first step towards recovering a healthy sex life.