Aging Men's Health: A Case-based Approach
A complete reference on common health concerns for the aging man
The global population is aging, and this important text explores the common health concerns that accompany male aging, particularly the effects of declining testosterone levels, or andropause. Here is the first and only book to comprehensively review this topic.
Using a case-based approach with supporting evidence, the book examines treatment for the biological and physiological changes that stem from a wide range of age-related problems associated with androgen deficiency. You will read about such topics as erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, obesity, growth hormone replacement for aging men, nutriceuticals, hypogonadism, and much more. Findings cited from recent literature ensure reliable analysis in every chapter, and 100 charts and graphs clarify research and key points.
The clinical implications of male aging extend into many disciplines--orthopedics, urology, endocrinology, cardiology, and others. Appropriate treatment and care are crucial. Highly informative and authoritative, this concise reference is a must for all practitioners treating the aging male patient.
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J. Clin Endocrinol Metab 1992; 75:1505–1507, with permission.) The Role of
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), Dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and Estrogens in
Male Sexual Function Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is generally regarded as
In experiments, DHEA has been shown to significantly reverse pharmacologically
induced neurotoxicity with NMDA, dimethylsulfoxide kainic acid, H.O., dizocilpine,
ethanol and scopolamine.” Possibly, DHEA may be useful in treating memory ...
Dehydroepiandrosterone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) levels fall
significantly with age, whereas adrenal cortisol production rises. The
supplementation of 100mg of DHEA to older men and women was studied and
resulted in lower SHBG ...
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