male menopause

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Drug Firms Capitalize on 'Male Menopause' Theory

Testosterone prescriptions booming, but medical community is split

(Newser) - The concept of a "male menopause" remains controversial in medical circles, but there's no denying its marketing appeal: Pharmaceutical companies are heavily pushing treatments for low testosterone, and the number of middle-aged men receiving prescriptions has jumped from 2.4 million in 2005 to 3.9 million in 2009,... More »

Docs Debate Male Menopause

Low testosterone can make you grumpy, impotent—and a great target for drugmakers

(Newser) - If you’re a guy in your late 40s or 50s, and you’ve been feeling unusually grumpy, borderline impotent, and all around miserable lately, you might just have male menopause, ABC News reports. Many physicians believe men experience a drop in testosterone as they get older, which can result... More »

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