What do you wish all men knew about their hormonal cycle?

Men should know that they cannot undergo menstruation like women, but they usually have a cycle, which may take a day, week, or month. Actually, it can happen every 24hours, whereby their testosterone hormone increase towards morning and become lower in the night.

What does the male hormonal cycle look like and what are some important factors to consider when understanding it?

Men may not have menses like women, but they can be irritated or have mood changes. With the hormonal changes, it is best that men get in control of the emotions and should accept the changes happening to them.

 What are the benefits of having optimal hormonal cycles for men?

The cycle makes them more energetic, focused, and talkative, especially in the morning when the levels rise.

 What are some signs your hormones are out of whack as a man?

  • Depression and mood issues indicating lowered testosterone.
  • Lowered libido
  • Anger
  • Confusion
  • Fatigue
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Anxiety

What should men do if they recognize those signs?

I recommend the tips below;

Seek a doctor’s help or therapy

An individual may have bad days, but if the physical and emotional changes become unending, then please see a specialist.  They will help get the right guidelines to ease your symptoms.

Change your lifestyle

I always tell my clients to do the following;

  • Eat healthy
  • Exercise
  • Reduce on alcohol
  • Lessen stress

Men period is not an illness requiring treatment. It is a condition that needs symptoms management, stress relief, and adaptation to mood swings and emotions. The best way to achieve these is by changing your lifestyle to help the body cope with the symptoms.

Crystal Kadir

MS, Durham University

The work of a family doctor includes a wide range of clinical diversity, which requires extensive knowledge and erudition from a specialist. However, I believe that the most important thing for a family doctor is to be human because the cooperation and understanding between the doctor and the patient are crucial in ensuring successful health care. On my days off, I love being in nature. Since childhood, I have been passionate about playing chess and tennis. Whenever I have time off, I enjoy traveling around the world.

Barbara is a freelance writer and a sex and relationships adviser at Dimepiece LA and Peaches and Screams. Barbara is involved in various educational initiatives aimed at making sex advice more accessible to everyone and breaking stigmas around sex across various cultural communities. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys trawling through vintage markets in Brick Lane, exploring new places, painting and reading.

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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