Through the years society has viewed the word menopause as something that only happens to women. Fatigue, hot flashes, infertility, severe mood swings, all symptoms of female menopause have recently been reported to be symptoms of male menopause. Men have been experiencing these symptoms for years, but have been attributing them as signs of aging or have chosen to keep these symptoms silent. Recently, more men have been speaking out about these symptoms, therefore, researchers have been able to repo rt in fact that there is a male menopause. The symptoms of menopause are psychological and physical therefore can be compared to the female mid-life syndrome menopause.
Male menopause involves the hormonal, physiological and chemical changes that occur in all men generally between the ages of 40 and 55. It is a physical condition with psychological, interpersonal, social and spiritual dimensions.
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