What is Andropause?
Through ageing, the level of testosterone in men will decrease, especially after the age of 30. However, this is usually a very slow and gradual decrease of approximately 1-2% per year.
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: mood swings and irritability. loss of muscle mass and reduced ability to exercise.
Symptoms of Andropause:
Usually, these symptoms are quite common in a number of other conditions which is why it is important tests are carried out to measure testosterone levels.
- Baldness or thinning of hairline
- Erectile dysfunction
- Mood swings
- Low energy
- Loss of muscle mass
- Increase in body fat
How is andropause diagnosed?
Our Male Hormone Team
Dr Helen Fawcett
Our Menopause & Hormone Clinics are led by Dr Helen Fawcett, a recognised BMS Menopause Specialist. Dr Fawcett has managed patients with hormone imbalance, peri-menopause and menopause symptoms for over 18 years.
Dr Joanne Horgan
BMS Menopause Specialist – Advanced
MBBS BSc MRCGP
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