New PDF release: Aging men's health: a case-based approach

By Robert S. Tan

ISBN-10: 158890296X

ISBN-13: 9781588902962

ISBN-10: 3131393912

ISBN-13: 9783131393913

A entire reference on universal overall healthiness matters for the getting older man

The international inhabitants is getting older, and this crucial textual content explores the typical overall healthiness issues that accompany male getting older, quite the consequences of declining testosterone degrees, or andropause. this is the 1st and simply publication to comprehensively overview this subject.

Using a case-based strategy with helping proof, the ebook examines therapy for the organic and physiological adjustments that stem from a variety of age-related difficulties linked to androgen deficiency. you are going to examine such issues as erectile disorder, prostate melanoma, center sickness, arthritis, osteoporosis, weight problems, progress hormone alternative for getting older males, nutriceuticals, hypogonadism, and lots more and plenty extra. Findings brought up from contemporary literature make certain trustworthy research in each bankruptcy, and a hundred charts and graphs make clear learn and key points.

The scientific implications of male getting older expand into many disciplines--orthopedics, urology, endocrinology, cardiology, and others. applicable remedy and care are the most 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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The adrenals produce the rest of the androgens mainly in the form of DHEA. The pituitary gland secretes LH and regulates the production of testosterone in Leydig cells from cholesterol. FSH mainly affects spermatogenesis. In turn testosterone is metabolized to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by 5␣-reductase and aromatized to estradiol by aromatase. DHT is linked to prostate hypertrophy and male alopecia (Fig. 17 Influence of Age and Obesity on Testosterone and Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin In the uterus during the first trimester, fetal testes produce testosterone.

0367, respectively. Because a high frequency of DRw9 and a low frequency of DR1 are associated with autoimmune or immune deficiency diseases, the genetic protection against these disorders may contribute to longevity. A review by Ivanova et al11 suggested links with other alleles as well, and this is demonstrated in Table 2–1. DNA Repair Capability clinical implications The life span seems to be the longest in certain areas of the world including Okinawa (Japan), Sardinia (Italy), Kerala (India), and Scandinavia.

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