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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Interventions with hormonal replacement such as estrogen in women and
testosterone in men have demonstrated improved quality of life, but the effects on
longevity are not clear. The Women's Health Initiative demonstrated that in
Significant TE-related improvements were found for several scales, including
cheerful-happy, tense-anxious, and relaxed. ... After 200mg every 2 weeks of TE
treatment, mood scores improved, suggesting testosterone treatment had some ...
In a large, placebo-controlled trial in patients with mild to severe ED, vardenafil 5,
10, or 20 mg taken as needed over a 12-week period significantly improved the
scores in questions 3 and 4 of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF).
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Androgens and Sexuality in Aging Men
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