Andropause

Andropause is the name given to the male transition period, similarly to menopause in women. Although men do not have as clear a marker as women (who have cessation of menstruation), there are nevertheless various changes in the male body. The primary cause is a decline in testosterone with age.

Introduction: Andropause

Do men have menopause? Men do face hormone changes as they get older. These changes are different, though, from the ones women experience. Learn more about Aging male syndrome in our Men's health section. ...Source: OWH (DHHS)1 ...

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MeSH Definition: Andropause

Andropause: An endocrine state in men, characterized by a significant decline in the production of Testosterone; Dehydroepiandrosterone; and other hormones such as Human Growth Hormone ...2

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References

  1. Source: OWH (DHHS): womenshealth.gov/ menopause/ menopause-basics/ index.html
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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