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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The Definition of Andropause A hypogonadal state in older males resulting from
gradual partial androgen deficiency, ... and well-being, changes in sexual
function: symptomatic andropause or the “andropause syndrome" In the long
Unfortunately, memory loss in the andropause can be very subtle, and more
sophisticated neuropsychological tools may sometimes be needed.” There are
several confounders to the andropause syndrome, and these are summarized in
Laboratory Assessments: Implications in Diagnostics for the Andropause
CHRISTINA HO. returned, he felt less tired, and his mood had improved, so that it
was decided that his Prozac should be discontinued. Prozac in itself can
contribute to ...
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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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