Is It Really “Menopause”? Male Menopause

man rubbing temples(BlackDoctor.org) — Hormone changes are a natural part of aging. Unlike the more dramatic hormone plunge that occurs in women during menopause, however, hormone changes in men generally occur more gradually over a period of many years. Sometimes called male menopause, these aging-related hormone changes in men are very different from those in women.

But what should you expect? What you can do about it?

Is It Really “Menopause”?

The term “male menopause” is sometimes used to describe decreasing testosterone levels related to aging. Female menopause and so-called male menopause are two different situations, however:

• In women, ovulation ends and hormone production plummets during a relatively short period of time.