Climax is an inevitable biological process that occurs in both women and men. Evolutionarily, it is designed to limit the scope of childbearing age. As it gets older, the body loses its normal reproductive functions.
At what age does menopause occur in men?
First of all, it is worth noting that the climax can be physiological and pathological.
- Physiological menopause is absolutely normal.. At a certain stage, the reproductive function of a man should fade away. As a rule, such a climax occurs due to old age. That for every single man is purely individual. For some, this is the age of 50 years, for someone - 60 years, and for someone, and older.
- Pathological menopause is an abnormal phenomenon.. It is provoked by many factors, ranging from improper lifestyle, nutrition, ending with diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, etc.
According to some scholars menopause in men can be early, ordinary andlate. Normally, menopause occurs between the ages of 50 and 60 years. The onset of the earlier, as well as the later period of menopause, is influenced by many factors, both external (ecology, poor lifestyle, etc.) and internal (stress, nervous breakdowns, prolonged alcohol intoxication, etc.).
In men, menopause should normally occur later than in women and be accompanied by less noticeable symptoms. Bright symptoms of male menopause talk about the pathological menopause.
What are the symptoms of menopause in men?
A man who has entered a period of menopause becomes irritable, depressed or overly excitable. Many male representatives complain of poor sleep, a feeling of constant fatigue, decay of vitality, apathy and even the appearance of phobias (fears). Such men are characterized by signs of old people: grumbling, moodiness, tendency to conflicts, pickyness and discontent with one and all, and also talkativeness.
Common causes of menopause in men are:
- Changes in the cardiovascular system. This pain in the heart, and heart palpitations, and pain and shortness of breath during exercise. There are pains in the heart even at rest.
- Changes in the brain. Disorders can manifest as memory impairment for recent events. Men during menopause poorly remember new names and dates. Attention and ability to concentrate also noticeably deteriorate. Appear all sorts of phobias. Some representatives of the male go into themselves, into their problems, are isolated from society, try to avoid contact with people. The circle of interests is narrowed. Hypochondriacal thoughts, thoughts about their real and imaginary diseases.
- Changes in the work of hormones. Emotions of sexual sensations are not as bright as before. Adrenal hormonal system rebuilt. Such men will hardly risk or look for new sensations. Changes in the hormonal relationship affects the behavior of men, they become more selfish and demanding, picky. Their gait may change, unexpected habits may appear.
- Changes in hearing. Men, entering a period of menopause, as a rule, or lose their hearing or hear poorly. High tones are perceived much more difficult than others.
- Vegetative disorders. Violations are similar to violations of women of the climatic age. These are frequent flushes, frequent reddening of the face, excessive sweating, sensations of wave-like movements throughout the body, etc.
- The appearance of comorbidities. Often with age, a man begins to gain weight, this is especially evident in the climatic age. Blood pressure rises. There are attacks of arrhythmia. Gout, diabetes mellitus and hypertension can appear before men enter menopause and become aggravating factors. Constipation also accompanies menopause, which is very, very unpleasant and painful for men.
- Changes in secondary sexual characteristics. They are in this period, as a rule, undergo a reverse development. That is, the weight of the testes decreases, the production of sex hormones is inhibited, and the function of the thyroid gland increases. This leads to increased metabolism.
- Fading sexual function. It is not always and not all men. However, even those with whom it persists until the end of life, the sexual instinct weakens noticeably. In some cases, the extinction of sexual function leads to impotence.
It is important to note that these symptoms do not always appear in each individual man, both together and one by one. Some symptoms are inherent in the old age. And if the doctor has diagnosed “physiological menopause,” then you will have to accept it. However, if the symptoms of menopause talk about its pathological manifestation (early menopause, or caused by adverse factors), the doctor will prescribe treatment. This treatment will be complex with the mandatory lifestyle changes and the rejection of bad habits. Then a man will be able to extend his reproductive function and stay in shape!