Climax - the lot, not only women, and sometimes men too painful
experiencing hormonal changes, often become depressed, feeling
approach of old age. The first symptoms of male menopause or andropause usually
appear between the ages of 45-60 years. No extreme sensations that
would violate the usual life - all changes occur in the body and measured
orderly, and menopause symptoms merge with common signs of aging.
The amount of testosterone falls slowly, gradually leading to the extinction of sexual
function. This is the ideal, but often andropause is a real challenge
for men. The process of extinction of hormonal function of the testicles is uneven and
the outcome of regulatory mechanisms disorder becomes pathological male
The leading symptom of andropause is coming and fading
sexual dysfunction, which occurs in 80% of men, it is also a characteristic of
and pathological male menopause.
- Decreased libido (sex drive).
- Delayed or premature ejaculation.
- The weakening of an erection (erectile dysfunction).
- Fatigue during intercourse.
Decreased sexual activity and fewer
Androgen promotes the development of BPH and prostate cancer
- The typical period of illness andropause.
Pathological during male menopause is characterized by
the occurrence of violations of the cardiovascular system and sharp
increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, cardiac arrest. Before
60% of men face this problem, in this case, not all of them are
with understanding to changes, preferring to turn a blind eye to
obvious symptoms of disease, still blithely, as in his youth, treated
to their health.
blood pressure, tendency to its increase.
Feeling a sudden heat in the upper half
body and face - "tides", accompanied by dizziness and numbness
Dissatisfaction breath, tightness
behind the breastbone.
- Increased heartbeat.
- Pain in the heart.
Interruptions in the work of the heart: the feeling fades,
shock, atrial flutter.
Pathological male menopause is often accompanied by
development of neurotic states, and the more labile psyche of men, the more
pronounced neuropsychiatric symptoms of hormonal changes. fast
fatigue, decreased performance, nervousness, irritability,
irascibility, insomnia, memory loss - all of it is typical for
neurotic syndrome occurring within advancing andropause.
A man loses interest in work, hobbies, and the same family, is looking for
entertainment on the side, feels a sense of impending doom, unreasonable fear,
Pathological jealousy, sometimes develops a real depression, and not by accident,
age of menopause approach is considered critical for men.
The onset of andropause affects the state of the organism in
Overall, the observed changes in all organs and systems.
- It reduces the amount of muscle mass.
Violated calcium metabolism, increase the risk of
There is a tendency to an increase in body weight,
often develop obesity.
Violated the pancreas,
It increases the risk of diabetes of the second type.
- Fall hair on the body and genitals.
The skin becomes dry, flabby and covered
When the male pathological symptoms
menopause refer to andrologist or urologist, a blood test on the content of
testosterone and pituitary hormones that will prevent the disease,
have similar symptoms with menopause.
Check in blood cholesterol levels and
the content of its metabolic products, to assess and reduce the risk of
Determine the blood glucose levels and eliminate
To determine the level of calcium in the blood, pass densitometry
for evaluation of bone density and osteoporosis risk.
It is mandatory concentration determination
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the blood, digital rectal
examination, ultrasound examination of the prostate, allowing to identify the adenoma and cancer
The study of prostate secretions and semen analysis
fluid will evaluate the degree of changes in reproductive function.
Relieve symptoms of menopause can help:
compliance with work and rest, the dosage
physical activity, supporting toned muscle and cardiovascular
system, which prevents the development of depression, obesity and osteoporosis;
maintain an optimal body weight, limiting
consumption of animal fats, simple carbohydrates and salts;
- smoking cessation and alcohol;
creating a positive psycho-emotional
attitude, and if necessary visit to a psychologist and psychotherapist;
- Regular moderately active sex life;
This treatment needs only those men who
faced with severe pathological manifestations of male menopause. Them
It can be shown:
- hormone replacement therapy;
- sedatives or tonics;
Physiotherapy: bath, circular and rising
Shower, electrosleep electrophoresis and bromine, vibratory or ultraviolet
Symptomatic therapy: drugs, normalizing
heart function and blood pressure, activates metabolic processes;
treatment of opportunistic diseases: adenomas and
prostate cancer, diabetes and obesity.
Male menopause is inevitable, but move beyond this stage of life
It can be different. Do not put up with poor health and "courageously"
endure all the hardships of the transition period. Real man will act
acceptance of the situation and taking care of their health.