Menopause Vs Andropause Infographic
Menopause Vs. Andropause Infographic Transcription:
Menopause Vs Andropause
The differences and similarities between menopause and andropause:
Menopause – a sudden stop in the ability to get pregnant.
Andropause – A slow decrease of the testosterone hormone.
Both occur around the age of 50.
Every women goes through menopause.
Not every man goes through andropause.
4 out of 10 women are bothered by hot flashes during menopause.
The amount of testosterone in males is 20x more than it is in females.
An estimated 6,000 women in the U.S. reach menopause everyday.
A typical male produces 5-10 mg of testosterone everyday.
Women between the ages of 35-50 have a decrease in the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen decreases 35%, and progesterone decreases 75%.
Testosterone levels drop about 1% per year after the age of 30.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can assist in both menopause and andropause symptoms.