Male Menopause Specialist Salem OR

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.

Vimal Mohun Aga, MD
(503) 945-2800
2600 Center St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mlb Med Coll, Bundelkhand Univ, Jhansi, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Oregon State Hospital, Salem, Or

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Cynthia Sue Nocek
(503) 378-7526
1233 Edgewater St Nw
Salem, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

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Lucille Fortner
(503) 370-5200
665 Winter St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bruce Duffy, Do
(503) 371-2260
4182 VITAE SPRINGS RD S
Salem, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

Whole Pet Veterinary Care LLC
(503) 363-6465
340 Leslie St SE
Salem , OR

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Danielle Lynne Kizer, MD
(503) 561-5420
1127 Oak St SE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ulista Brooks
(503) 945-7125
2600 Center Ne
Salem, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Eliza Oh, Md
(503) 585-0777
960 LIBERTY ST SE STE 140
Salem, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine
Associated Hospitals
Salem Hospital

Bonnie E Ross
(503) 569-7637
Monmouth, OR
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Aging/Gerontological, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Bruce Carter
(503) 561-7000
875 Oak Street SE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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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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