Anti-Aging Measures: Avoidance of Environmental Noxious Agents

Environmental medicine deals with the influences of the environment on the body and the development of diseases due to environmental factors that cause illness.The environment is a complex system of natural, but also artificial substances, to which more and more people react with diseases and complaints such as allergies.The environment consists of Water Ground Air … Anti-Aging Measures: Avoidance of Environmental Noxious Agents

Sleep Disorders: Sleep Hygiene Tips for Good Sleep

Sleep Duration Recommended sleep duration for all ages: Ages Ideal sleep duration Newborn (0-3 months) 14-17 Infants (4-11 months) 12-15 Infants (1-2 years 11-14 Kindergarten children (3-5 years) 10-13 School children (6-13 years) 9-11 Teenagers (14-17 years) 8-10 Young adults (18-25 years 7-9 Adults (26-64 years) 7-9 Seniors (≥ 65 years) 7-8 Behaviors that promote … Sleep Disorders: Sleep Hygiene Tips for Good Sleep

Stress Management

The term stress refers, on the one hand, to mental and physical (somatic; bodily) reactions caused by stressors (specific external stimuli; strains) that enable the body to cope with particular demands, and, on the other hand, to the physical and mental strain that results. Stress can therefore be described as any sensible reaction of the … Stress Management

Adrenopause

Adrenopause (synonyms: DHEA(S) insufficiency, partial; DHEA deficiency; ICD-10-GM E88.9: metabolic disorder, unspecified) primarily describes an exponentially increasing decline in adrenal (originating from the adrenal cortex) DHEA(S) production in adults, which is clinically expressed in the middle years of life in at least partial DHEA(S) insufficiency. Endocrinologically, adrenopause is manifested by decreased serum levels of dehydroepiandrosterone … Adrenopause

Adrenopause: Medical History

Medical history (history of illness) represents an important component in the diagnosis of adrenopause. Family history Are there any diseases in your family that are common? What is the general health of your family members? Social anamnesis Current medical history/systemic medical history (somatic and psychological complaints). Do you feel weak, low in drive? Tired? Do … Adrenopause: Medical History

Adrenopause: Or something else? Differential Diagnosis

The following differential diagnoses are equally possible causes of adrenopause: Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases (E00-E90). Obesity Gonadopause (drop in testosterone) Insulin resistance – decreased effectiveness of the body’s own insulin at the target organs skeletal muscle, adipose tissue and liver. Somatopause (decrease in growth hormone and IGF-1). Addison’s disease (Primary adrenocortical insufficiency) due to … Adrenopause: Or something else? Differential Diagnosis

Adrenopause: Complications

The following are the most important diseases or complications that may be contributed to by adrenopause:Psyche – Nervous System (F00-F99; G00-G99). Chronic fatigue syndrome Insomnia (sleep disorders) Cognitive deficits – memory impairment, concentration and attention deficits. Reduced performance, fatigue, lack of drive. Erectile dysfunction (ED). Libido disorders Further Immune senescence Sweating, heat exhaustion Altered body … Adrenopause: Complications

Male Menopause, Andropause: Medical History

Medical history (medical history) represents an important component in the diagnosis of andropause (male menopause). Family history Social history Is there any evidence of psychosocial stress or strain due to your family situation? Current medical history/systemic history (somatic and psychological complaints). Do you notice a decreased ability to perform? Have you noticed a decrease in … Male Menopause, Andropause: Medical History

Male Menopause, Andropause: Or something else? Differential Diagnosis

Congenital malformations, deformities, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99). Klinefelter syndrome – genetic disorder with mostly sporadic inheritance: numerical chromosomal aberration (aneuploidy) of the sex chromosomes (gonosomal anomaly) occurring only in boys or Men occurs; in the majority of cases characterized by a supernumerary X chromosome (47, XXY); clinical picture: large stature and testicular hypoplasia (small testis), … Male Menopause, Andropause: Or something else? Differential Diagnosis

Male Menopause, Andropause: Consequential Diseases

The following are the most important diseases or complications that can be caused by andropause (male menopause) as well: Clinical picture of hypogonadism (mod. by). Blood, hematopoietic organs – immune system (D50-D90). Anemia (anemia) Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases (E00-E90). Obesity (overweight) (29.5 vs. 26.7). Hypogonadism (gonadal hypofunction) – low testosterone levels are associated with … Male Menopause, Andropause: Consequential Diseases