Is Male Menopause Real?

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz. Different people joke about male menopause, but is it real? Turns out, mid life menopausal fluctuations aren't just for the ladies, men can experience menopause too in the form of low testosterone. Technically it's known as and it can make you feel tired and cranky, maybe you're having trouble sleeping, you're feeling moody, and your sex drive isn't what it used to be.

You might even have have issues with erectile dysfunction, testosterone levels falls naturally as we age. On average about 1% a year after age 30. By the time you reach age 70 testosterone levels may have dropped by half from it's peak. The doctor can order a simple blood test to check your hormone levels, now if the testosterone levels are low smart lifestyle changes including exercise and a healthy diet can help boost it.

And if those steps don't help, you may want to have your testosterone level check for this simple blood test normal testosterone levels range 300 and 1200 nano grams per [xx]. Some doctors recommend testosterone replacement tharaphy for men with levels below 300. I'm Dr. Oz for more ways to stay on top of your health game check out all of our smart tips.