Andropause is a natural phenomenon occurring as we age. There’s a gradual decline in hormone levels as we age. Although it cannot be completely prevented, the symptoms can be lessened through effective management.
Here are some strategies that may help:
- Regular exercise can help maintain muscle mass, improve bone density, and boost testosterone levels.
- Excess weight can contribute to low testosterone levels. Losing weight through exercise and a healthy diet can help maintain hormone levels.
- Sleep is essential for the body to produce testosterone. Men should aim for seven to eight hours of sleep per night.
- Stress can cause hormone imbalances, including low testosterone. Yoga, meditation, and deep breathing can help manage stress.
- Smoking and drinking can lower testosterone levels and contribute to various health problems.
- Talk to your doctor – The doctor can help monitor your hormone levels and recommend testosterone replacement therapy if necessary.