Day: February 27, 2019

Using Herbs to Cope with Andropause

While it may not be as widely known about as female menopause, males experience a type of menopause as well.  It is a very real medical condition which troubles men between the ages of 35 and 65 – although for some it could start earlier in life. 

The symptoms of andropause are very similar to the symptoms of menopause in women – from feeling depressed and irritable to losing your hair, gaining weight, sexual dysfunction, confusion and much more.  Thankfully, there are many different things you can do to cope with andropause and help control the symptoms.

While female menopause is typically started by a drop in estrogen and the ceasing of the menstrual period, andropause starts gradually.  Over the years, the levels of testosterone in the man decrease, leading up to these symptoms and issues.  DHEA can often help because the pituitary glands turn it into testosterone.  It’s a …