What is Male Andropause?

What is Male Andropause?

Have you ever heard of male andropause before?

If not, how about it’s more commonly-used term, “male menopause”? This phrase refers to that stage in life where men start experiencing menopause-like symptoms, like loss of energy, mental fatigue, increase in body fat-especially around the mid-section, a decline in muscle mass, and a decrease in sexual desire and function.

Male andropause is absolutely a thing – but fortunately, you don’t have to suffer through it, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy may alleviate many of, if not all the above mention symptoms.

Why Does Male Andropause Happen?

Male andropause happens when testosterone production declines and remains at a low level. Unfortunately, this is a side effect of aging; when hormone production begins to slow, symptoms like those outlined in the intro usually result. Although it’s completely normal and all too common, it can be a life-altering experience! It can cause men to feel very unhappy and unhealthy. In short, it has the potential to lessen the quality of one’s life.

How Can Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy Help?

Bio-identical hormone therapy is a type of wellness program that helps replace these sluggish hormone levels with bio-identically produced natural hormones. The body is unable to distinguish the difference; meaning you’ll experience an improvement in your symptoms after just a week or two on the therapy.

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is monitored by a doctor and it all starts with a very specific and comprehensive blood panel. This is the first and most important step in determining if one is a candidate.

Take the Next Step

Want to learn more about bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and how it works on male andropause? Schedule a consultation at Derma-Tech Medical Spa in Joplin, Missouri. (417) 206-4884

By |2019-07-06T05:13:20-04:00November 24th, 2018|Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement, Wellness|
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