There is still a lot of stigma around today when it comes to speaking on men’s specific health issues. We all know that women’s hormones can change for a multitute of reasons including age, activity levels, diet, medication, and stress.
We also know some of the issues these changes can cause, but how many people know that the same can happen in men? If you suspected a male hormone imbalance, would you know what symptoms to look out for?
Symptoms of male hormone imbalance:
The symptoms of a hormone imbalance in men are easily overlooked. This is because we often attribute them to ageing. However, they should not be overlooked they can have a marked impact on quality of life.
Symptoms include, poor concentration, difficulty with short term memory,, depression or mood changes, erectile dysfunction, loss of sex drive, fatigue, hair loss, muscle loss, insomnia, weight gain, and fat redistribution.
What causes a hormone imbalance?
There are things that affect your hormones that you will have no control over like ageing, genetics, and disease. Sometimes hormone imbalances are caused by conditions like hypogonadism, Addison’s disease, or hypo or hyper-thyroidism. However, there are some lifestyle factors that can impact hormones. A healthy diet, and a good exercise routine can help increase your testosterone levels and balance your hormones.
What If I Have Symptoms Of A Male Hormone Imbalance?
If you are noticing any of these signs, or have any indication that something might not be right, then Jace Medical is here to help you. We offer a wide range of blood testing panels including one specifically formulated for male hormone screening.
If your test indicates a hormone imbalance or any other issues, you can book a consultation with our doctor who can provide you with the necessary treatment or advise you on next steps.