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Men - coping with sex hormone symptoms

Information and advice on symptoms men can have as a result of changes in sex hormone levels.

Hot flushes and sweats in men

Hot flushes are sometimes a side effect of having low levels of hormones. Read about the causes, tips for coping and the possible treatments.

Sex and sex hormone symptoms

Low levels of sex hormones can cause a loss of interest in sex and make it difficult to have an erection. Find out why and what can help.

Thinking, memory and sex hormones

Information on how low levels of sex hormones can cause changes to memory, difficulty thinking and problems with concentration. 

Bone loss and sex hormones

Low levels of sex hormones can cause changes to the bones. Find out why and what can help.

Mood changes and sex hormones

Read about how lower testosterone levels might cause mood changes and tips to cope.

Breast swelling in men

Breast swelling is sometimes a side effect of hormone treatment for cancer. Treatments are available to help avoid and relieve symptoms.

Weight and muscle changes

Weight and muscle changes are a side effect of low sex hormone levels. Find out more about why and what can help.

Sleep problems and sex hormone symptoms

Treatments and therapies are available to help with sleeplessness. Read about the ways you can help yourself to cope.

Heart problems, diabetes and sex hormones

Find out about how low levels of testosterone can affect your risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Last reviewed: 
08 Nov 2018

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