Penopause - Symptoms, cause and tips

What is the penopause?

Penopause is also sometimes called male menopause or andropause. Of course, everyone knows that women undergo hormonal changes as they age. That men also experience what is known as menopause is less known. So you could think of it as men going through menopause. As soon as men get older, testosterone levels start to decrease, this is perfectly normal and normally does not cause any symptoms. However, in about 12% of men, complaints arise due to a drop in testosterone and we can speak of penopause.

Cause of penopause

Het hormoon testosteron is van uitermate belang voor mannen. Het hormoon wordt voor 95% geproduceerd in de testikels en dan via het bloed wordt het vervoerd door het lichaam. Testosteron is van invloed op veel dingen in ons lichaam zoals; spieren, libido, kracht van erectie, bloed, botten, hersenen en immuunsysteem. Zoals je ziet heeft testosteron op enorm veel dingen invloed. Daarom spelen er veel verschillende klachten als een man in de penopauze komt en een daling in testosteron heeft. De belangrijkste symptomen zijn echter libidoverlies, erectieproblemen, verminderd zin in seks. Ook spelen gewichtstoename, vermoeidheid en prikkelbaarheid een rol bij een man in de overgang.


When does penopause start?

Penopause that often develops between the ages of 40 and 70. All men experience a reduction in testosterone during this period. However, we do not speak of penopause or menopause until real symptoms develop as a result of a significant testosterone decline. It is therefore advisable to have your testosterone checked once from the age of 40 to 50. Should it be very low, you may choose to change your lifestyle to prevent further symptoms and penopause.


Tips for men that are getting older

When a man enters penopause, there are various testosterone treatments. However, these are not healthy and therefore cause the body to stop producing testosterone itself. The most important thing one can do and have control over is a healthy lifestyle. So exercise more, eat healthily, go to bed on time, reduce stress and don't consume nicotine and alcohol. In addition, our Mr Stiff products can help with libido loss. Our ingredients are completely natural and can therefore be used without risk. Once libido is supported, more energy is also released for men which can be used to support a healthy lifestyle.



Penopause is an annoying phenomenon but unfortunately a realistic problem that many men face. However, with the right knowledge and awareness, one can guard against andropause. In this case, prevention is better than cure. However, if there is already testosterone decline and incipient penopause, Mr Stiff can give men an extra energy and libido boost in addition to a healthy lifestyle!

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