Latest Andropause Stories

2007-04-03 12:00:54

As baby boomers age, an unprecedented number of women will pass through menopause in the next two decades, and today, women can live over one-third of their years after menopause. Dallas/Fort Worth women (and men) now have an anti-aging doctor who specializes in treating the signs of aging including menopause as well as andropause (the male menopause). BodyLogicMD, a national network of anti-aging physicians offering bioidentical hormone therapy integrated with fitness and nutrition...

2006-08-17 10:50:17

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a study of male veterans, low blood levels of the male hormone testosterone appeared to increase the risk of death in the next few years by 88 percent. In an earlier study, Dr. Molly M. Shores from the University of Washington in Seattle and colleagues had shown an increase in 6-month mortality among men with low testosterone levels. The goal of the present study was to examine this association in a larger group of men with up to 8 years of follow-up....

2005-10-21 19:31:38

The addition of testosterone to hormone therapy in women after menopause enhances their sexual function. However, it may also reduce HDL cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) in women, according to a systematic review of current evidence. "If the reduction in HDL had been associated with an increase in triglycerides [fatty acids] or LDL cholesterol it would be of great concern," said Dr. Susan Davis, professor of medicine at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and study co-author...

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