Male Menopause Specialist Lafayette CO

All of the symptoms - libido loss, fatigue, moodiness, weakness, depression, urinary and erectile dysfunction, and even hot flashes - stem from low testosterone levels, a natural result of aging.

John Camp Shepherd
(303) 665-9310
2000 W South Boulder Rd
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

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Charles Porter Storey
(303) 636-3333
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

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Sandeep Wadhwa, MD
(303) 664-6480
335 Interlocken Pkwy
Broomfield, CO
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1994

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Darwin Jan Strickland
(303) 428-7509
9669 No Huron St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine

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Coco Dughi
(303) 440-3000
2750 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

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Anne Giesen
(303) 449-7740
2594 Trailridge Dr E
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine

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James Michael Martau, MD
(303) 426-1400
12184 Cherrywood St
Broomfield, CO
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1995

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Joan Carolyn Dughi, MD
(507) 288-3443
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co
Group Practice: Boulder Medical Center Inc

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Nora A Reznickova, MD
(303) 636-3384
3450 22nd St
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mararykova Univ/Je Purkyne, Fac Med, Brno, Czechoslovakia
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co

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Haleh Nekoorad, MD
1308 Vivian St
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1995

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Alternative Medicine Cabinet: Male Menopause?

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If you tell your doctor you’re experiencing menopausal symptoms, he may raise a brow or even chuckle. But male menopause, or “manopause,” as Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council, calls it, is no laughing matter. All of the symptoms—libido loss, fatigue, moodiness, weakness, depression, urinary and erectile dysfunction, and even hot flashes—stem from low testosterone levels, a natural result of aging.

While pharmaceutical drugs, antidepressants, and hormone-replacement therapy top the list of standard treatments for age-related testosterone loss (also known as andropause), these remedies’ side effects—breast enlargement, sexual dysfunction, sleep apnea, increased stroke risk, and even prostate cancer—make them less-than-desirable solutions. Why not try one or a few of these natural supplements? They just may give you the boost you need to feel like your old self again.

Saw palmetto
Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is an androgenic hormone responsible for male characteristics like deep voice, facial hair, and sex drive. When a guy’s body produces an overabundance of DHT, he may experience hair loss and even an enlarged prostate, which leads to urinary problems and sexual dysfunction. Saw palmetto increases testosterone and lowers DHT in the prostate. Take 160 mg twice a day.

Pumpkinseed extract
Well known as a prostate supplement in Germany (and Blumenthal’s personal favorite manopause
remedy), pumpkinseed gets very little love in America. Plant sterols in the seeds stop DHT from binding to androgen receptors (sex hormones) in prostate tissue, thus preventing prostate swelling and reducing urinary and sexual dysfunctions. Blumenthal recommends taking the equivalent of 10 to 20 grams
of raw pumpkinseeds or about 500 to 1,000 mg of an extract daily.

Stinging nettle
To add insult to injury, urinary tract infections often come with the andropause package. Supplementing with stinging nettle root, in combination with saw palmetto, can work as effectively as pharmaceutical drugs, but with 90 percent fewer adverse side effects, says Blumenthal. Reduce your risk with this root’s anti-inflammatory properties by taking 120 mg in capsule form twice a day.

DIM
Age-related testosterone loss leads to an overabundance of estrogen. This hormonal seesaw can cause male breast cancer and prostate cancer, says Holly Lucille, ND, an expert in hormone health. DIM, or diindolylmethane, found in cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower, metabolizes estrogen to bring levels back into balance. “By preventing estrogen dominance, DIM alleviates depression, supports memory, and builds muscle,” Lucille explains. Take 60 mg daily.

DHEA
In order to treat andropause effectively, Lucille says you must strengthen the adrenals, which secrete DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), a hormone that naturally diminishes as you age. “DHEA supports the production of testosterone, strengthens bones, and prevents adrenal burno...

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