Podcast Episode Twenty-Seven: Understanding Andropause

Andropause. If you haven’t heard of it, you’re not alone. Sometimes called “male menopause,” it occurs when testosterone levels decrease in men. Though first recognized in 1940, it has been difficult to test and correctly diagnose. In today’s episode, we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms to look out for in men, especially after age 40, as well as how these symptoms can be controlled through lifestyle changes.

What’s in this episode:

  • How your health contributes to onset of andropause
  • Signs and symptoms of andropause
  • Risks associated with andropause
  • Why hormone replacement therapy is harmful
  • How to increase testosterone and androgens
  • How eating good, whole foods and healthy fats can help
  • What to avoid to keep your hormone levels balanced
  • The importance of getting your testosterone levels checked if you feel out of whack

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

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