CHANGES WITH AGING: REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION
Female Reproductive Function
Women lose the capacity to reproduce well before they
reach the average life span, noted as menopause.
Peri-menopausal changes commonly start from age 35.
Men also have changes in the reproductive system but
do not lose their fertility. This period is referred
to as andropause.
The use of HGH
[Human Growth Hormone]
is commonly used to support the bodies own hormone production.
Whilst controversy remains as to the effectiveness of
this treatment, by the time a number of 25 year independent
studies have been completed, you may have lost your
opportunity to support youthful levels of hormones.
With women entering motherhood at later stages, this
is becoming more of a concern.
A rapid decline in eggs produced by the ovary until
at menopause very few, if any, eggs can be seen in the
ovary. The ovary then becomes scarred and withered.
Is markedly reduced resulting in hot flushes and changes
in the uterus and the vagina.
The endometrial lining of the uterus thins and the
connective tissue increases. Thinning of the vaginal
lining and reduced secretions can cause pain with sexual
intercourse and can contribute to urinary incontinence.
Changes are attributed to hormonal changes, and cysts
may appear. The stretching of ligaments and the loss
of muscular tone alter the contour of the breast, resulting
in sagging. Many women notice an increase in breast
size with age.
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Male Reproductive Function
The decline in reproductive ability in men is more
gradual since sperm cells continue to be formed. In
effect, men retain their fertility for life, albeit
the health of the sperm decreases with age resulting
in reduced mobility and greater risk of birth defects.
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Tissue is replaced by scar tissue. The gland enlarges,
particularly around the urethra. Changes in the concentration
of testosterone, particularly its conversion to dihydrotestosterone,
appear to cause the enlargement.
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Changes in the penis include progressive decline in
blood flow and the formation of scar tissue in the inner
compartments. Older men may also notice a decreased
sensitivity, thus requiring more stimulation.
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Frequency generally declines with age, the ability
to develop and maintain an erection can be impaired.
Personal, social and cultural circumstances may contribute
more than age.
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