andropause

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an·dro·pause

 (ăn′drə-pôz′)
n.
The gradual decline in testosterone levels in middle-aged men, often accompanied by physiological changes such as fatigue, decreased energy, and decreased libido.

andropause

(ˈændrəʊˌpɔːz)
n
(Medicine) the period, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55, during which a man's testosterone levels may fall, leading to a reduction in vigour and sexual drive. Also called: male menopause
[C20: from andro- + (meno)pause]
Translations
andropaussi

andropause

n andropausia
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sup][4] However, a growing body of evidence shows that ADT is associated with male climacteric symptoms: sweating, hot flashes, sexual dysfunction, fatigue, anemia, osteoporosis, and muscle loss, which lead to deterioration of quality of life (QOL) ultimately.
By the 1940s, medical interest in the male climacteric had virtually vanished in the German-speaking countries, primarily due to the emphasis of the Nazi regime upon traditional masculinity and martiality (Featherstone and Hepworth; Hofer, "Climacterium virile," "Medizin;" Stollberg), whereas in the United States, where Frisch spent a year between 1951 and 1952, research into aging continued into the 1960s.
INTRODUCTION: Large numbers of male elderly population suffers from prostatism due to enlargement of the prostate as a result of what is now regarded as male climacteric.