As men get older their levels of testosterone freely available in their bodies become reduced, testosterone production also becomes lower. The natural processes of aging reduces both the testosterone levels and production of sperm.
An estimated decline of 10% occurs every decade after 30.
Andropause is a condition that is associated with the decrease in the male hormone testosterone. It is unlike menopause in that the decrease in testosterone and the development of symptoms is more gradual than what occurs in women. Approximately 30% of men in their 50s will experience symptoms of andropause caused by low testosterone levels.
Some symptoms include:
- low sex drive
- lack of energy
- hot flashes
- increased body fat
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