Andropause or Low T (testosterone) for most men is an avoidable side effect of aging. Many attribute a low sex drive or erectile dysfunction to Andropause however there are other effects that low T has on the aging male body and its functions. Unlike menopause in women, Andropause in men can cause decline in muscle mass production as well as cognitive and memory problems. This article helps to identify some of the most common symptoms although it recognizes that not all men will show signs of symptoms to Adropause.
- Thirty-eight percent of aging men experience “andropause” or low testosterone.
- Low Testosterone could be triggered by such things as cancer, diabetes or steroid abuse.
- Low testosterone can be treated by living healthy and taking testosterone supplements if needed.
“The changes women experience during menopause get a lot of attention, but those associated with andropause, or “low T” – an issue experienced by a number of senior men – don’t get talked about quite as often.”