Both men and women in the throes of andropause or menopause often experience low libido, which causes them to feel tired and listless. Lower levels of estrogen and testosterone mean that men and women are less bombarded with the hormones that inspire a desire for sex. The use of hormone therapy can create a sense of renewal as your sex drive returns.
A slightly spotty memory is typically associated with the move into middle age, heralded by misplaced keys and forgotten grocery lists. For some, this forgetfulness spurs fears of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, but did you know that for many women, “brain fog” is often another side effect of menopause? Luckily, there are steps you can take to get your memory back in order.