What is Andropause?

Andropause is known to be the decreasing androgens and is also known as ‘Male Menopause’ or PADAM - Partial Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male

This is considered to be regular aging process, as it is accompanied by undesired decline or graduality during their overall energy levels. This also makes the men get exposed to risk.

When men are anyway between the age of 40 and 55, they do experience this problem which is similar to that of female menopause, called andropause.

Just unlike women, men do not really have a clear-cut signpost which includes menstruation cessation to mark the transition. As per studies, there is a decline in testosterone during the andropause which puts a risk to various other health issues such as weak bones or heart diseases.

With the age, testosterone levels do occur virtually in all the men, as there is no way out there which predicts who would experience andropause symptoms. Also, the symptoms in every man do differ from one person to another.

Increased diagnostic capability

There are a few men who find it hard to admit this problem. No doubt this situation has been changing, and there are multiple new blood testing methods which are used to do researches. There is primary focus given on andropause where efforts are underway to the changing scientific information.


Right from the age of 30, the levels of testosterone levels do drop by 10% easily each decade. There is a known factor which is called sex binding hormone globulin (SHBG) gets increased. It is SHBG that traps the testosterone that circulates.

Each and every man does experience a decline in the bioavailable testosterone but there are a few men which experience a lower dip. The symptoms do impact the overall quality of life.

Responses to the low bioavailable testosterone levels

  • Behavioural and emotional changes
  • Low sex drive
  • Decrease in the muscle mass
  • Loss of muscle strength
  • Increase in central and upper body fat
  • Cardiovascular risk

The responses to the testosterone include

  • Improvement in the overall mood being.
  • Improved physical and mental health
  • Decrease in anxiety, anger, tiredness, nervousness
  • Improves the quality of sleep overall
  • Improves the sexual and libido performance
  • Increase in the body mass and reduction in the fat mass


Integrative Health Solution is always ahead when it comes to providing Andropause treatments to the men.