Testosterone levels drop as men age. Also, some men have naturally low testosterone levels. Testosterone serves important functions, contributing to sex drive and muscle development, so why not replace it? This may seem straightforward, but there are serious ramifications to consider about testosterone replacement therapy.
Menopause is a part of a woman’s life. Typically it begins at age 52, according to the Office on Women’s Health. But perimenopause, the transition into menopause itself, can begin much earlier. While some women begin to experience perimenopause in their late thirties, it more commonly begins when a woman reaches her forties.