Because of the National Male Medical Clinics site and blog you are probably beginning to understand the symptoms associated with Andropause. They include: decrease in libido, lack of energy, diminishing strength and/or endurance, height loss, less “enjoyment of life”, sad and/or grumpy, inferior erections or erections that are not as strong, deterioration in your ability to play sports, falling asleep after dinne
r or a recent decline in your work performance. Tender breast tissue, and hot flashes are also possible signs of andropause BUT hot flashes alone may not be and could be indicative of something more serious.
Yes, hot flashes might be caused by andropause. They also might be a result of the HIV virus or tuberculosis. Pain in the testicles and hot flashes could be an indicator of prostate or testicular cancer. A less insidious cause might be a reaction to monosodium glutamate (MSG), or as a side effect of some medications.
If you experience hot flashes at night that average about four minutes in length and leave you in a cold sweat after or occur more frequently you should consult a physician. These flashes are sometimes accompanied by sweating and redness and sometimes anxiety, palpitations or an onset of irritability.
experiencing something of greater concern. It is recommended that you consult a physician.