MSH (My Sexual Health) team members are healthcare professionals who can provide valuable support and assistance to patients experiencing andropause, also known as male menopause or late-onset hypogonadism. They offer comprehensive care and guidance to address the unique challenges and symptoms associated with this stage of life.
MSH team members are knowledgeable about andropause, which refers to a gradual decline in testosterone levels in ageing men. They can explain the typical signs and symptoms, such as fatigue, decreased libido, mood changes, weight gain, muscle loss, and erectile dysfunction. They provide education on the hormonal changes occurring during andropause and how they can affect overall well-being.
MSH team members offer guidance and support in managing the symptoms of andropause. They discuss lifestyle modifications, such as regular exercise, a healthy diet, stress management techniques, and quality sleep, which can help alleviate symptoms. They may also provide information on supplements or medications that can help optimise hormone levels, if appropriate.
In some cases, MSH team members may recommend hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for individuals experiencing severe symptoms of andropause. They can discuss HRT's potential benefits and risks, provide information on different treatment options and help patients make informed decisions based on their specific needs and medical history.
Andropause can emotionally impact individuals, leading to mood changes, irritability, and feelings of low self-esteem. MSH team members offer emotional support and guidance, helping patients cope with these changes and providing strategies for managing mood swings and emotional well-being. They create a safe and understanding space for patients to discuss their concerns openly.
MSH team members collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as endocrinologists or urologists, to ensure comprehensive care for patients experiencing andropause. They may facilitate referrals to specialists when necessary, ensuring patients receive specialised expertise and treatment options tailored to their needs.
MSH team members provide educational resources on andropause, including information on self-care strategies, lifestyle modifications, and community support groups. They can direct patients to reliable sources of information and additional resources to help them navigate the challenges associated with andropause.
By seeking support from MSH team members, individuals experiencing andropause can access expert guidance, symptom management strategies, and emotional support. The services provided by these professionals contribute to promoting overall well-being and quality of life during this stage of life.
My Sexual Health provides credible sexual health services for Andropause. Contact us for an appointment with a medical doctor, physiotherapist, or other health professional
MSH doctors can assist with the medical implications of your condition. Refer to the list of Competent Sexual Health Providers listed on our website.
If you suspect that your problem Is more psychological or due to relationship factors, you can see one of the MSH psychologists/counsellors.
All the MSH Team members work within the context of a multidisciplinary team and will refer you to another team member of need be.
*Please contact your preferred healthcare provider directly for more information about the cost of consultations. MSH offers a platform service to Credible Sexual Health Providers you may choose to consult with.
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