Category Archives: Andropause

How Can Low Testosterone Affect Male Fertility?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on July 28th, 2021

low testosterone and its effect on fertility 300x169First, we need to define terms here. Just what is “low testosterone”? When a man’s testosterone levels get below the normal range – about 275 to 1,080 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL) -- that’s when we say that he has low testosterone. But that range is wide, and for some men, the lower part of the range might be considered “low” for them. That’s where our clinics and labs can help, because every man’s case is different. Another name for low testosterone is “hypogonadism,” and it can manifest itself in childhood, and in some cases even during the child’s development in … Read more »

Andropause | Male Menopause | Male Menopause Symptoms | Male Hot …

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 30th, 2021

Are you experiencing symptoms of Andropause, also known as Male Menopause? Well, you've come to the right place to find out more. Men don't typically talk about not feeling well, and particularly not about life transitions such as male menopause. But when I began my sister site, Everything Menopause which covers women's menopause symptoms at, I got more requests for Andropause information than I ever imagined. Midlife doesn't have to be so difficult, and with some research and effort, you too can claim back the quality you so richly deserve in your life -- your good health! There is … Read more »

Got Andropause? Male Renewal With Androgen Testosterone Treatment for Men

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 12th, 2021

supplements recommended via a doctor 200x300Got Andropause? Andropause is a broad medical-technical term describing the male quality of life decline and health problems associated with hormone imbalances that men develop as they continue to age past their third decade. More specific terms might include hypogonadism, hypothyroidism, and hypopituitarism. Precise terms that might be used to describe this class of male hormone decline are low T and low HGH, or male hypotestosteronemia and adult-onset growth hormone deficiency. Once you reach the second half of your 30s, in the 35 to 40 years old range, you will start to notice some changes. Once you enter your fourth decade, … Read more »

Andropause – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Published on March 15th, 2021

Andropause or male menopause, sometimes colloquially called "manopause," is a name that has been given, in some parts of the English-speaking world, to a set of effects that appears in some aging men, and which have some superficial similarities to menopause effects in women. Andropause may be related to the slow but steady reduction of the production of the hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone in middle-aged men, and the consequences of that reduction. It is also associated with a decrease in Leydig cells. A steady decline in testosterone levels with age (in both men and women) is well documented. Unlike "menopause," … Read more »

Clomiphene Citrate for Testosterone Deficiency

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 19th, 2021

Andropause symptoms and solutions 300x200As Americans become more informed, they quickly recognize the health risks related to andropause and testosterone deficiency, and learn the benefits of Clomiphene Citrate for men.Andropause is the time in a guy's life where he no longer produces enough testosterone to meet the body's needs. Though andropause is the most common type of hypogonadism, the condition can result from some different causes. Video Download: Clomiphene Citrate For Testosterone Deficiency Part 1 Video Stream: Clomiphene Citrate For Testosterone Deficiency Part 1 Video Download: Clomiphene Citrate For Testosterone Deficiency Part 2 Video Stream: Clomiphene Citrate For Testosterone Deficiency Part 2 For example, many men lack the means to release sufficient testosterone from birth.Others lose their ability to make enough testosterone because of cancer, radiation, trauma, or other circumstances. For these patients, direct testosterone replacement is the only adequate means to treat low-t.For most patients, however, there is another option available — clomiphene citrate. Clomiphene citrate is now available for a generic prescription but was initially prescribed by the brand names Clomid and Serophene.Treating Andropause with Clomiphene CitrateMost men think that low-t is the direct result of the body's inability to produce its own testosterone.The truth is that most males retain the ability … Read more »

Low-T Therapy for Andropause — Treating Male Menopause

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on January 13th, 2021

aging male 300x200Aging men have to worry about a lot of things — raising kids, maintaining their careers, and staying healthy.It's a lot of work.They also have to worry about pleasing their significant other. Sexual satisfaction plays a huge role in the quality of life, and it's during middle age when sexual desire and ability begin to wane. Testosterone deficiency is mostly to blame. Video Download: Low T Therapy For Andropause Treating Male Menopause Video Stream: Low T Therapy For Andropause Treating Male Menopause There are many ways in which our bodies work against us as we grow older. Hormone imbalance is one of the many issues that compromise our ability to make the most of our lives as we age. For men, one of the most frustrating age-related hormonal conditions is andropause.What is Andropause?Andropause is the medical terminology for age-associated testosterone deficiency, frequently referred to just as low-t.The majority of men don't experience issues related to testosterone deficiency until they reach their forties or fifties, though some guys may experience these problems as early as thirty if they maintain an unhealthy lifestyle.Alcoholism, obesity, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle all suppress testosterone activity, for example. Even the healthiest of men can experience … Read more »

Study Questions Longtime Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 11th, 2020

co sleeping lowers testosterone 200x300NEW ORLEANS, LA - For decades, men who were diagnosed with prostate cancer got a treatment... injections...that suppressed or lowered the hormone testosterone in their body. And now what a local prostate oncologist uncovered last year and a new large study confirms... this is wrong for many patients. "Now we have good evidence that's it's actually causing harm it causes more harm than good for individuals with localized disease who are initially diagnosed." Tulane's Dr. Oliver Sartor says there is good evidence that lowering a man's natural hormone helps if he has a serious advanced form of prostate cancer, so … Read more »

Hypogonadism Guide

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 16th, 2020

testosterone cypionateHypogonadism is the term for any condition which causes sex hormones to be produced at levels that are inadequate for normal and healthy function.In males, Hypogonadism is also known as Low-T or Testosterone Deficiency. Dependent upon the age at which Hypogonadism becomes a health issue, the symptoms can be dramatically different.Healthy sex hormone production is absolutely necessary for the development of secondary sexual characteristics during puberty, and if Testosterone or Estrogen Levels are too low, this can lead to delayed puberty or underdevelopment. Video Download: Hypogonadism Guide Video Stream: Hypogonadism Guide In adulthood, Hypogonadism affects physiological function rather than development. Testosterone is vitally important to both health and sexual function in men.In women, Estrogen is necessary for the menstrual cycle and normal fertility. In both sexes, Testosterone is directly associated with sexual desire and performance. If a man doesn't produce enough Testosterone, libido suffers, erectile function diminishes, and fertility falls dramatically.Treatments options for Hypogonadism depend on the underlying cause of Sex Hormone Deficiency but usually revolve around effective use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy or Clomiphene Citrate.Primary Hypogonadism in MenIn men, Primary Hypogonadism is a condition in which the testes are unable to adequately produce Testosterone in order to meet the … Read more »

What is Andropause

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 15th, 2020

medical consultations 224x300Video Download: What Is Andropause Part 1 Video Stream: What Is Andropause Part 1 Video Download: What Is Andropause Part 2 Video Stream: What Is Andropause Part 2 Andropause is a hormonal condition that impacts men as they grow older, caused by natural changes in hormone balance that are inevitably associated with aging.This change in hormone production can lead to psychological, sexual, and physical changes that inhibit health, suppress vitality, and increase the risk of a variety of conditions that can impair health and wellness.In the past, it was assumed that these physiological changes were strictly due to aging, but the more that doctors research male aging, the more that they discover is actually associated with hormone imbalance and the more it seems possible to alleviate those symptoms effectively with Testosterone Therapy.Andropause goes by a number of different names. It belongs to a subset of conditions known as Male Hypogonadism, but it is also referred to as Androgen Decline in the Aging Male and Late-Onset Hypogonadism.Not all men experience significant changes as a direct result of Andropause and produce levels of Testosterone that are in the normal range for their entire life.Other men will experience these symptoms relatively early, even … Read more »

Testosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and Andropause

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 10th, 2020

Axiron Testosterone creamTestosterone Creams for Low Testosterone Treatment and AndropauseTestosterone Creams are just one of the many effective forms of Testosterone Replacement Therapy available for the treatment of Andropause, and Low T. It is one of the most popular ways to administer this medication.Testosterone Creams are topical medications that are applied to the skin and absorbed directly into the body. A fancy term for the delivery of testosterone using cream via the skin is transdermal.There are a number of Testosterone cream and gel brands available, including Testim, Fortesta, Axiron, and Androgel. Each of these products has its own level of potency. Video Download: Testosterone Creams For Low Testosterone Treatment And Andropause Video Stream: Testosterone Creams For Low Testosterone Treatment And Andropause Testosterone Gels and CreamLike all forms of Bio-Identical Testosterone Therapy, the goal of Testosterone Creams and Gels is to restore normal and healthy Testosterone Levels for men whose bodies no longer produce enough of the vital hormone.And moreover, this transdermal method of replenishing testosterone in men and women is smoother and more steady, versus the weekly or bi-weekly injection protocol that is most commonly prescribed by endocrinologists.Low-T Creams are administered once-daily and provide a day's worth of Testosterone.They are quickly absorbed … Read more »