Male Menopause Specialist Storrs Mansfield CT

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.

Steven Mark Stein, MD
(313) 593-7771
196 Conantville Rd
Mansfield Center, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1984

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Ivelisse Viruet
(860) 644-1521
1340 Sullivan Ave
South Windsor, CT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

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Joseph John Botta, MD
(860) 928-7775
PO Box 366
South Woodstock, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Day Kimball Hosp, Putnam, Ct
Group Practice: Woodstock Medical Group Pc

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Iyad R Al Husein, MD
(860) 679-2000
265 Ellington Rd
East Hartford, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1992

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Debra Macht
(860) 646-1222
Manchester, CT
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Aging/Gerontological, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Anna Kazanskaya, MD
(860) 423-9764
37 Ivan Hill St
Willimantic, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Petrozavodskogo Univ, Med Fak, Petrozavodsk, Karel'Skaja, Russia
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Windham Community Mem Hosp, Willimantic, Ct
Group Practice: Windham Medical Group

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Ivelisse Viruet, MD
(860) 644-1521
1340 Sullivan Ave
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1991

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Thomas J McLarney
(860) 528-1359
94 Connecticut Blvd
East Hartford, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine

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Mark Weremchuk, MD
(860) 633-1513
124 High Wood Dr
S Glastonbury, CT
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1982

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Ivelisse Viruet
1340 Sullivan Ave
South Windsor, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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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