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Andopause

Andropause or male menopause is an age related decline in serum testosterone

levels to below normal range which may result in

- Decreased libido

- Decreased musclemass and strength

- Increased abdominal fat

- Osteoporsis

- Decreased energy levels

- Anaemia

- Slowed mathematical and spatial thinking

Androgens are produced in the testes and the adrenal glands and regulate the primary and secondary sex characteristics.

Symptoms or Andropause include

- Decreased feeling of general wellbeing

- Sleep disturbances

- Insulin resistance

- Fatigue and hot flushes

- Atherosclerosis

- Mood swings

- Depression

- Difficulty concentrating

-Lack of motivation

A hormone profile saliva test can be done to check levels of testosterone,estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA-S, and cortisol levels as well as thyroid and adrenal hormones.

- A VLA test - Body Composition with the quad 4000 can track your body fat mass, lean mass and dry lean mass as well as cell health.

- ADAM questionnaire will help rectify your diet and lifestyle.

Diet and Supplementation

Include

A whole fresh food diet with a variety of fruit and vegetables.

Essential fatty acids found in nuts, seeds, fish and supplements

Protein to help with muscle loss

A helping hand in supplements include

Zinc, vitamin B group, Co Q10, carnitine, arginine, protein, calcium, vitamin D, Ginseng, saw palmetto and tribulus.

 

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