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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There is little doubt that vascular factors (coronary artery disease), diabetes
mellitus, depression, medications (particularly B-adrenergic blocker atenolol),
possible androgen deficiency, stress, and probable obstructive sleep apnea and
Cardiovascular. Heart. Disease. in. Older. Men. and. the. Role. of. Androgens.
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family history of hypertension and coronary heart disease. His current
The correlations found in their study between testosterone and the degree of
coronary artery disease and between testosterone ... Arterial compliance or “
stiffness" is increasingly regarded as a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular
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Androgens and Sexuality in Aging Men
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