Every woman is familiar with menopause, but many men remain unaware of andropause, the name given to the loss of hormones that men may begin to experience later in life. Andropause is “almost an epidemic” among middle-aged men, as Dr. Andre Berger remarks in this video introduction to the condition.
Men with andropause often feel fatigued or depressed. Some may experience menopause-like effects, such as hot flashes and trouble sleeping. As many as 80% of men with andropause find themselves with a reduced sex drive, while 60% experience aching joints. To learn more about andropause and how it is treated, check out the rest of the clip.
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