Male 'menopause': How does it look like?
08 September 2016, 08:06
ANDROPAUSE. This is also called "male menopause" or aging male syndrome (AMS). It occurs somewhere between the ages of 35 and 79, though it is most common in the early 50s.
It is common knowledge that men too have their own issues that have an impact on their sexual activity.
As is the case with women, there is no sex age limit for men.
However, older men may take longer to achieve an erection, have a less firm erection or even take longer to have sex again.
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Most of these changes are a result of hormonal changes.
The decline in hormone levels (in this case testosterone-the male hormone) is more gradual than the rapid fall of estrogen levels in women.
However gradual the decline, it has effects like: Lack of energy, lower sex drive, decreasing strength and endurance, mood changes and erections that are not strong.
While hormone replacement therapy for testosterone is available, talk to your doctor before considering it you can be educated on the potential risks.
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