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By Robert S. Tan

A whole reference on universal health and wellbeing matters for the getting older man


The worldwide inhabitants is getting older, and this crucial textual content explores the typical health and wellbeing issues that accompany male getting older, relatively the consequences of declining testosterone degrees, or andropause. here's the 1st and purely ebook to comprehensively assessment this subject.


Using a case-based strategy with helping facts, the publication examines remedy for the organic and physiological alterations that stem from a variety of age-related difficulties linked to androgen deficiency. you'll examine such themes as erectile disorder, prostate melanoma, middle illness, arthritis, osteoporosis, weight problems, progress hormone alternative for getting older males, nutriceuticals, hypogonadism, and masses extra. Findings stated from fresh literature make certain trustworthy research in each bankruptcy, and a hundred charts and graphs make clear study and key points.


The scientific implications of male getting older expand into many disciplines--orthopedics, urology, endocrinology, cardiology, and others. applicable therapy and care are an important. hugely informative and authoritative, this concise reference is a needs to for all practitioners treating the getting older male patient.

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A low-calorie diet is one that is below 1000 calories per day. Often, the aim of a low-calorie diet is to lose weight so as to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels and to ameliorate arthritis. Most people do not realize that a low-calorie diet, with the appropriate nutrients, may actually lead to a longer and better life. Patients may not only have better health outcomes, but they also feel better as well. Losing weight is one of the best anti-aging antidotes. Patients who actively lose weight often do better in the long run than those who rely just on medications or nutraceuticals.

2nd ed. Berlin: Springer; 1998. Morley JE, Kaiser FE, Perry HM, et al. Longitudinal changes in testosterone, luteinizing hormone, and follicular-stimulating hormones in healthy older men. Metabolism 1997;46: 410–413 Gray A, Feldman HA, McKinlay JB, et al. Age, disease, and changing sex hormones levels in middle-aged men: results of the Massachusetts Male Aging Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1991;73:1016–1025 Winters SJ, Kelley DE, Goodpaster B. The analog free testosterone assay: are the results in men clinically useful?

Restricted to 30 to 50% of what the animal would normally eat. Care is taken to see that enough vitamins, minerals, protein, and fat are ingested for the proper functioning of tissues. The participants of the Biosphere-2 experiment in Arizona were forced to eat a low-calorie diet for 2 years because their food production was less than projected. They experienced the same anti-aging trends in biomarkers as were found in the monkey experiments. Fig. 2–4 shows blood pressure changes in the Biosphere-2 participants on this diet.

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