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 diagnosis of androgen deficiency and hypogonadism, therefore, has yet to
be made. Given that androgen deficiency, medications, and psychological factors
are among the main causes of decreased libido, there was evidently a significant
A mild deficiency of zinc, affecting growth and development in children and
adolescents, has been reported from developed countries as well. Zinc
deficiency in humans, aside from hypogonadism in males, may manifest as
severe, moderate, ...
The decline probably starts in the third decade and approaches a plateau from
about age 60 years.” It must also be noted that GH levels in age-related decline
of GH are higher than in adult GH deficiency secondary to disease.” Levels of IGF
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Androgens and Sexuality in Aging Men
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