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Male Menopause

Male Menopause was first described in the United States over seventy years ago in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA, 1938, 112:1441). Dr. August Werner gave an accurate account of the experience. Six years later, another JAMA article provided evidence that this "male menopause" was a true hormone deficiency due to low testosterone. Blind controlled studies showed how the symptoms responded to testosterone but not to placebo injections. In l944, two American doctors, Dr. Carl Heller and Dr. Gordon Myers, did a blind controlled trial study showing the effectiveness of testosterone treatment. Yet fear of side effects from testosterone, especially prostate cancer caused this form of therapy to lose popularity.
Male menopause is a physiological phenomenon which occurs between the ages of 45 - 60. Unlike women, men can continue to father children, but the production of testosterone diminishes gradually after age 40. Testosterone is a hormone responsible for sex drive. By age 50, the amount secreted into the bloodstream is significantly lower. By age 80, most male hormone levels decrease to pre-puberty levels. At this stage many men experience disturbing symptoms. The lethargy, decreased libido, depression, irritability, mood swings, hot flashes, insomnia, weakness, loss of bone mass and muscle tone, and sexual difficulties which were a source of frustration years earlier, may now be unbearable.
For years men suffered in silence, knowing something was wrong, but ashamed to express it. Today, men are becoming a little less tight-lipped about their symptoms and doctors are once again associating male menopause and "mid-life crisis" with the decline of hormones.
Help for Male Menopause
Medicine Plants' MACA750™ and Rhosavin100™ are pure herbs that have been shown to increase male and female sexual response. MACA750™ has been shown to raise hormone levels in men, as well as women.
MACA750™, often called the "Peruvian Ginseng," is providing relief to thousands of men and women who suffer from hormonal imbalances, including low sex drive, sexual dysfunction, loss of libido and an overall lack of energy. Maca is being used by both alternative health practitioners and medical doctors personally, and in their practices.
There is often an emotional component associated with low libido, such as mild depression or low self esteem, and this can have an adverse effect on libido or sexual desire. Therefore, Medicine Plants' recommends Rhosavin100™, their trademarked Rhodiola rosea, in addition to MACA750™.