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The Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre contains useful information for healthcare professionals on the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment options for male hypogonadism resulting in reduced levels of circulating testosterone.

As well as the disease and treatment information contained within the Knowledge Centre, the Publications Digest presents an analysis of recent literature each month, with insights and commentary on the relevance to clinical practice.

Late onset hypogonadism of men is not equivalent to menopause

In their review paper, Saad and Gooren elegantly contrast the differences between late onset hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, and menopause.1 Many men who reach middle-age start to experience symptoms that resemble those of menopause; reduced libido, lack of energy, weight gain, fatigue, depression and osteoporosis, to name a few.2-6

Therefore these conditions are frequently seen as being equivalent, and late onset hypogonadism has therefore been called "andropause", "male...

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