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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Overview Preface Contributors Preventive Gerontology in Men's Health: Optimal
Aging. “While a gender-specific approach is often used to identify persistent
inequalities in the status of women, the specific situation of men, particularly of
Aging Men's Health was conceived to fill the need for a greater understanding of
the specific aging issues of men. It is targeted at busy practitioners treating aging
men in primary care, geriatrics and gerontology, endocrinology, urology, and ...
Insulin-like growth factors I and II in healthy men: estimations of half-lives and
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Optimal Aging Concepts
Diagnostic Concerns and Evaluation of the Andropause in Aging Males
Androgens and Sexuality in Aging Men
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