By Malcolm Carruthers

Simply what's the andropause? even supposing attractiveness of the andropause idea by means of the scientific group is growing to be, it really is nonetheless a hotly debated factor. yet as a hectic clinician you've sufferers to regard and also you desire info. So the place are you able to locate the data you must comprehend, diagnose, and deal with this ? Androgen Deficiency within the grownup Male: motives, prognosis and remedy distills the information received via writer Dr. Malcolm Carruthers in his 25 years of analysis and medical event in diagnosing and treating the andropause right into a complete, targeted medical resource.

Dr. Carruthers files the heritage of the hunt for testosterone remedy from antiquity to the awarding of the Nobel Prize to Adolf Butenandt and Leopold Ruzicka for synthesizing testosterone and patenting its construction a few 4,000 years later. He discusses the explanations of androgen deficiency, the male menopause or andropause, and up to date advances in its prognosis. The textual content contains experiences of the literature in each one part and a fund of bibliographic references gleaned from the author's years of analysis during this box. this mix of good points makes Androgen Deficiency within the grownup Male: explanations, analysis and remedy a useful and functional medical consultant, an entire and particular reference quantity, and a cohesive and readable textbook.

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Many were the patients who went happier to their graves with two whole legs rather than one or none as a result of this testosterone treatment. Although the medical establishment in Denmark generally remained hostile to the ‘Dr Tvedegaard treatment’, which they used to tell their students was ‘hormonal humbug’, Dr Moller’s practice flourished. As is traditional with native prophets, he began to receive much more recognition from the many distinguished doctors from America, Britain and all over Europe who came to visit his clinic, and it became his mission for the rest of his life to hammer home the message of the effectiveness and safety of testosterone.

Do you prescribe testosterone replacement to men over 50? Over 80% were currently prescribing testosterone to their male patients, and that presumably did not include gynecologists, who are also increasingly using small doses of testosterone in addition to HRT with estrogens in their female menopausal patients, to boost libido and well-being. Which testosterone therapy do you prescribe to men over 50? Oral treatment was used by around 60%, intramuscular injections by over 50%, transdermal body or scrotal patches by only about 10% and pellet implants by less than 5%.

He was in his 70s, but with the brisk manner and energy of a man 20 years younger, and I learned later that he had had a varied career which involved an amazing tale of how the subject of testosterone treatment could arouse extreme passions in the minds of medical men. Born in North Jutland in 1904, he left home at the age of 16, and, even without a university education, became a successful entrepreneur, working in turn in Paris, London and Berlin. Even with money to burn he found his business career meaningless, and at the end of the Second World War he enrolled at the university medical school in Copenhagen, getting his entry qualifications in 3 months rather than the usual year.

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