Can Testosterone Help 'Manopause'?
Men by the millions are finding themselves in their 30s, 40s and 50s feeling run-down, lacking in energy and vitality.
The term Manopause has been coined by some, describing the symptoms men experience starting in their late 30s or 40s.
In a recent article by Time Magazine, the issue of Manopause, the normal slow and gradual decline in testosterone production that happens in men as they age, has come to the forefront.
Testosterone therapy, can help mood, weight loss and improve sexual performance and is being hailed as a cure for Manopause. Testosterone Therapy was originally prescribed for adult males who suffer from “medical conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone. Recently however Testosterone Therapy in men with low testosterone levels may help improve their overall quality of life.
“A man in his 50s or 60s or 70s finds himself feeling sluggish and low. He’s eating or drinking too much, and his body doesn’t burn calories as fast as it used to. Next thing he knows, he’s overweight. The combination of mood and weight makes it difficult to stir up the energy for exercise, while lack of exercise only worsens his other problems. This dismal cycle wreaks havoc on his libido too. Testosterone represents new hope and a fresh start. For the first time in years, he expects to feel happier and more energetic. .. The dismal cycle reverses. Soon all sorts of systems, from head to heart to groin, begin operating at a higher level.”- Time Magazine, ‘Manopause?! Aging, Insecurity and the $2 Billion Testosterone Industry’
It is has yet to be proven if testosterone therapy is the fountain of youth man has been searching for, but more and more men are choosing an edge that keeps themselves fit and active as they age.
Read the article here: http://time.com/3062889/manopause-aging-insecurity-and-the-2-billion-testosterone-industry/