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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Red blood cell mass decreased, lower growth hormone, lower testosterone B.
Decreased “tissue" percentage C. Increased body fat Central nervous system A.
Difficult to define what constitutes average changes in brain function with ...
Although adipose tissue is supposed to produce leptin when there is sufficient
energy stored, which is intended to decrease the appetite, this mechanism does
not function properly in many individuals. Another functional problem with central
the estrogen receptor, which has o and B forms that are tissue specific, they
would not be successful at separating the ... Many tissues, such as adipose tissue
, have high concentrations of an aromatase enzyme that converts T into estradiol
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