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Male menopause

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Male menopause - myDr.com.au

Many men report symptoms in their 40s and 50s that may caused by ageing or declining testoterone. Find out about the symptoms and how to help.

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Menopause | myVMC

Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstrual periods. It is diagnosed after one year with no periods when the average woman is 51 years of age.

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Infertility - myDr.com.au

Infertility is considered the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of normal sexual intercourse.

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Middle years - overview | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

Women of all ages are likely to experience anxiety more than men but between the ages of 35 and 64. The middle years are a long and busy time. Physical changes can range from pregnancy, childbirth to menopause.

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Anxiety and menopause | Women's Health Queensland Wide

We explore why this time in a woman's life can be a trigger for anxiety.

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Optimizing male fertility

A mans lifestyle affects his fertility and lifestyle changes can increase the chance of conception. Keeping the testicles away from high temperatures such as laptop heat, and avoiding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are two important measures. Men who are trying to conceive should also exercise to boost fertility and be aware of the links between age and fertility in men.

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Fertility & cancer - Cancer Council Victoria

On this page:How cancer can affect fertility | The reproductive systems | The female reproductive system | The male reproductive system

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Human chorionic gonadotropin - Lab Tests Online AU

germ cell tumours (tumours developing in the testes of males from a sperm cell or in the ovaries of females from an egg cell)

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Hirsutism - ACD

The term hirsutism refers to excessive hair production in both males and females. However, medically it is used to define increased hair growth in women. Hirsutism affects 5-10% of women.

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Diethylstilbestrol (DES) and cancer

Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is a synthetic female hormone previously commonly prescribed to prevent miscarriages. Exposure to DES is associated with a higher risk of breast cancer, birth defects and anatomical changes in male and female reproductive systems.

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