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By Togas Tulandi, Morrie Gelfand

The topic of androgen therapy in reproductive elderly men and women is attracting expanding curiosity from experts in copy medication, endocrinology and first care prone, in addition to from sufferers and the media.

The first booklet to hide androgen substitute in males and girls, Androgens and Reproductive Aging addresses the emotive themes of reproductive getting older, the menopause and using androgen supplementations to mitigate their results.

Edited through major specialists in reproductive medication and infertility, and boasting an all-star solid of authors, this entire textual content covers:

* androgen construction within the fit female and male

* the decline of androgen creation in the course of getting older, with the linked results on physique composition and libido

* the advantages and power side-effects of androgen substitute therapy.

Ideal for quite a lot of clinicians and scientists drawn to reproductive getting older, the menopause, hormone alternative and androgen treatment, in addition to obstetricians, gynecologists and family members practitioners, this distinct textual content is a hugely very important addition to literature within the area.

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29 Results showed that both testosterone and DHEA declined after the age of 40. 6% per year and DHEA fell 2–3% per year. 6% per year, the free T Index declined faster at 2–3% per year. FSH rose 3% per year and LH rose 1% per year. 2). In looking at the above levels of sex hormones and gonadotropins, one must question the physiology of these changes. Obviously these data suggest a change in the hypothalamic–pituitary–gonadal axis but the exact nature of the regulatory changes occurring is an ongoing subject of research.

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