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The male menopause controversy

arguments, affects, and treatments of andropause

by Chris D. Meletis

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climacteric, Male,
  • Andropause -- physiology,
  • Aging -- physiology,
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy -- adverse effects,
  • Naturopathy -- methods,
  • Testosterone -- secretion,
  • Testosterone -- therapeutic use

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChris Meletis and Sara Wood ; foreword by Rob Ryan.
    SeriesComplementary and alternative medicine, Complementary and alternative medicine (Westport, Conn.)
    ContributionsWood, Sara, 1976-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC884 .M45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696642M
    ISBN 109780313360237
    LC Control Number2008051893

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    Terminology. Late-onset hypogonadism is an endocrine condition as well as a result of aging.. The terms "male menopause" and "andropause" are used in the popular media and are misleading, as they imply a sudden change in hormone levels similar to what women experience in menopause. A decrease in libido in men as a result of age is sometimes colloquially referred to as lty: Endocrinology.   The award-winning "A Wrinkle in Time" is a bestselling classic, which has also stirred up more than its fair share of controversy. The book is on the Most Challenged Books of book list — based on claims of offensive language and religiously objectionable content (for references to crystal balls, demons, and witches).Author: Esther Lombardi.

    Welcome to my website. I'm Jed Diamond, best selling author of Male Menopause and The Irritable Male Syndrome.. Based on 35 years of clinical research and responses from nea males, The Irritable Male Syndrome explains why millions of men are becoming angry and depressed and why they so often vent their frustrations on the women they love the most. Menopause, also known as the climacteric, is the time in most women's lives when menstrual periods stop permanently, and they are no longer able to bear children. Menopause typically occurs between 49 and 52 years of age. Medical professionals often define menopause as having occurred when a woman has not had any menstrual bleeding for a year. It may also be defined by a decrease in hormone Causes: Usually a natural change, surgery that .


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In his earlier book Male Menopause, Jed Diamond exposed the worldwide reality that the often-joked-about phenomenon of "male menopause" is indeed a medical, psychological and emotional fact of life for millions of men. Diamond's new book offers guidance to and tells the stories of those perhaps as affected by male menopause as men--women/5(8).

Deeply optimistic, reassuring, and essential, the book the North American Menopause Society called “required reading” is now revised and updated, with over 20 percent new material that incorporates the latest medical findings, cutting-edge research, and best-practices advice/4(26).

At one point The male menopause controversy book takes the introduction to Gail Sheehy's classic book on menopause, The Silent Passage: Menopause, (order on-line) removes only a couple of references, and points out that what she says applies to men as well as women.

So why is there a controversy. In truth, male menopause differs substantially from female menopause. While female menopause is a natural part of aging, some older men. Earlier this century, the term “male climacteric” (from theGreek klimacter, the rung of a ladder) was used and is more appropriate because it suggests a decline and not a precipitous drop in hormone concentrations.

4, 5 A landmark paper of accurately described symptoms, reversed by testosterone replacement but not by placebo, seen in men suffering from an age-associated decline in Cited by: 7.

Debunking the male menopause myth. The term "male menopause" is sometimes used to describe decreasing testosterone levels related to aging. Female menopause and so-called male menopause are two different situations, however.

In women, ovulation ends and hormone production plummets during a relatively short period of time. Male menopause involves a drop in testosterone production in men who are age 50 or older.

It’s often affiliated with hypogonadism. Both conditions involve lowered testosterone levels and similar Author: Brian Krans. Because men do not go through a well-defined period referred to as menopause, some doctors refer to this problem as androgen (testosterone) decline in the aging male -- or what some people call.

According to an article in the journal Social History of Medicine, the male menopause, or andropause, was a much-discussed topic from the late s to the mids, but modern researchers advise.

Predictably enough, there's some controversy. Some say andropause is real, but "manopause" is a myth perpetuated by authors and companies to promote services and products designed to address the so-called male menopause. The 'male menopause' Some men develop depression, loss of sex drive, erectile dysfunction, and other physical and emotional symptoms when they reach their late 40s to early 50s.

Other symptoms common in men this age are. Male andropause, male climacteric or viropause is a condition in which men suffer from complex symptomatology due to low androgen level with aging. After the age of 40 years testosterone level starts declining and andropause corresponds to the age at which a pathogenic threshold is by: 4.

So do men. But, is there really such a thing as male menopause. That's among the topics explored in the new book, "From Boys to Men: A Woman's Guide to the Health of Husbands, Partners, Sons.

When you hear the word menopause, your thoughts most likely go to women. However, the reality is that men can be affected by their own type of menopause, or adropause, as well. Related Topics (Ads): Symptoms of Menopause in WomenHotflashes and Menopause ReliefMenopause and Hormone TreatmentAge of Menopause in Women Male menopause doesn’t cause the [ ].

Simply put, male menopause is a collection of symptoms caused by a dip in testosterone. It makes sense that the term is used for guys in Author: Isadora Baum. M W Lear article on male menopause defines term as 'cluster of physiologic, constitutional and psychological symptoms occurring in some men aged approximately 45 to 60, associated with hormonal Author: Martha Weinman Lear.

Because men do not go through a well-defined period referred to as menopause, some doctors refer to this problem as androgen (testosterone) decline in the aging male, or what some people call low do experience a decline in the production of the male hormone testosterone with aging, but this also occurs with conditions such as diabetes.

Men tend to lose testosterone gradually, about half a percent per year. Continued For some doctors, a “male menopause” caused by slowly decreasing testosterone is too far of a : Tony Rehagen. Menopause Man - The Book "Mel Mathews is a sensitive observer of the human condition, with an emphasis on the Male Human Condition of our time.

He has created a character in Malcolm Clay that is a baby boomer Holden Caulfield, a variation on John Updike’s Rabbit Angstrom, and he. Surviving Male Menopause examines the most current medical findings on the very real phenomenon of "male menopause." Using real-life stories, the author focuses on the emotional, personal side of this life passage and shows how men -- and the women who love them -- can emerge on the other side happy, healthy and fulfilled/5.

The answer is yes. But male menopause is just one easy way to describe it. Male menopause is a condition that affects older men. It carries a set of symptoms that are linked to declining testosterone levels and aging.

It is also referred to as andropause, androgen decline in the aging male, late onset hypogonadism and low testosterone.This book is not published to tell us that there is an irreconcilable controversy between darkness and light, sin and righteousness, wrong and right, death and life.

In our heart of hearts we know it, and know that we are participators, actors, in the conflict. But to every one of us comes at times a longing to know more of the great Size: 1MB. Both andropause and male menopause are used to describe decreasing levels of the male hormone testosterone that come with aging.

Most men see testosterone levels drop as they get older. Some have.