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2010-09-02 12:27:48

Elsevier announced today the publication of four important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women. The statements cover the management of the menopause in the context of obesity, epilepsy, endometriosis and premature ovarian failure. Each statement has summary recommendations as a quick aid for the busy clinician. "The expanding...

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2010-08-20 13:25:00

While most frequently associated with women's health, age-related hormone changes, often dubbed menopause, can occur in men as well, causing symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, decreased desire for sex, hair loss, lack of concentration and weight gain. Experts estimate that more than 5 million men are affected, yet worry the number may be considerably higher since symptoms are frequently ignored. Male hypogonadism, as it's referred to in the medical community, occurs when the testicles do not...

2010-08-20 10:24:00

Low testosterone levels to blame for low libido, fatigue and weight gain CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most frequently associated with women's health, age-related hormone changes, often dubbed menopause, can occur in men as well, causing symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, decreased desire for sex, hair loss, lack of concentration and weight gain. Experts estimate that more than 5 million men are affected, yet worry the number may be considerably higher since symptoms...

2010-06-17 13:04:27

Scientists have for the first time identified the symptoms associated with what has been termed late-onset hypogonadism or 'male menopause' caused by a reduction in testosterone production in ageing men. But the researchers say that unlike the female menopause, which affects all women, the male menopause is relatively rare, affecting only 2% of elderly men, and is often linked to poor general health and obesity. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, should provide...

2010-06-03 13:43:39

Use of testosterone for 'male menopause' questionable says DTB The use of synthetic testosterone to combat symptoms of the so-called "male menopause" is questionable, given that it's not clear whether such a syndrome exists, and that the evidence of the hormone's effectiveness in these circumstances is inconclusive, says the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Unlike the menopause in women, where levels of the female hormone oestrogen plummet and production stops almost completely, in...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a synthetic menopause treatment method available to women suffering from symptoms of menopause. While this treatment is effective, it has been linked to serious diseases such as breast cancer. Because of that, many women have chosen not to risk their health with HRT treatments. The risks associated with HRT are simply too great for many women. In the past, women have resigned themselves to suffering menopause...

2010-02-22 08:48:06

A new study has found that many male cancer survivors who develop testosterone deficiency after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy have an impaired quality of life and reduced energy levels. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study suggests that young male cancer survivors with testosterone deficiency may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy. Testosterone deficiency is a late side effect of radiation therapy and...

2010-02-09 19:23:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gino Tutera, an innovative physician who developed cutting-edge techniques in the field of hormone replacement therapy, is hosting a seminar entitled: Your Hormones, Your Health! on Thursday, February 25, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, 32250 Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage. The event is free to the public. "Our hormones control every part of the human body, and therefore every aspect of our lives," says Dr....

2009-11-25 10:31:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For many businesses, 2009 has been a painful year. Not so for BodyLogicMD. The nation's largest and fastest growing network of expert physicians specializing exclusively in medically supervised bioidentical hormones has grown the number of physicians in its network since November 2008 - from 21 to 36 physicians - and is in progress to add more physician-owned centers, including one in Puerto Rico, by the end of this year. In the past year,...

2009-08-05 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the six weeks since Michael Jackson's death, reports of anxiety, depression, insomnia and fatigue have all been tied to the cause as physical conditions that prompted his reliance on prescription drugs. But Beverly Hills anti-aging consultants Karen Norris and Eve Michaels of www.SimplyAgeless411.com say Jackson could have been suffering from male menopause for years. You heard right. Male menopause - clinically diagnosed as andropause - is...


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