This term is used to describe the reduced and inhibited production of testosterone, i.e. an androgenic hormone.
Major symptoms of this sexual disorder, include:
1. Decreased sexual desire (i.e. libido)
2. Erectile dysfunction
3. Reduced orgasm intensity
4. Increased adipose tissue
5. Sleep disorders
6. Difficulty achieving orgasm
7. Reduction of muscle mass
8. Reduction of bone mass
9. Psychological disorders
10. Reduction of mental abilities
11. Immune system inhibition
In contrast to female menopause, male reproductive capacity though reduced still exists. However, andropause consists one of the main causes of male sexual dysfunction.