What is andropause? Many people are unfamiliar with this term, but you may be familiar with the phrase male menopause. So the easy answer to the question, what is andropause? is to say it’s male menopause. However, you also will hear male menopause referred to as “low T,” with “T” meaning testosterone.
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Last year nearly 8 million students participated in high school athletics, many of which were required to complete a Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE) before beginning their season. While the aim of the PPE is to determine if a child is physically able to safely participate in a sport, it also examines many areas of your child’s wellbeing and may detect conditions that would otherwise go unnoticed. As fall tryout season approaches make sure you and those around know the importance of a PPE and that your student completes one.*
At the follow-up appointments, all of these women reacted the same way, Povar recalls. “They walked in beaming, absolutely beaming, saying, ‘I can’t believe I didn’t do this a year ago. My life! I’ve got my life back.’ ”
Shift work, especially irregular shifts with a lot of nights, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, and the more nights worked, the greater the risk, new research shows.