November 12th, 2018

Mid-Life Crisis or Male Menopause?

Around the age of forty-five, many men face a midlife crisis. This crisis is driving change for them to make new choices that can give more satisfaction and sense of purpose.

Some examples: participating in various sports or becoming fanatical about dieting, buying a new wardrobe or their dream car, changing jobs, or choosing a new relationship.

But at around the same time, men also have to deal with a change in their hormones. We call this male transition, penopause or andropauze. This period is a bit similar to the female counterpart 'menopause', and is a decline in the hormone testosterone. 

Penopause however, is generally less drastic than what is experienced for women.

Function of the hormone testosterone:

The hormone testosterone is responsible for many functions such as the libido, erectile force, immune system, the proper functioning of the brain, bones and muscles. Testosterone thus plays an important role in the proper functioning of the physical, emotional and mental well-being of a man.

Fact: 15% of men in the transition experience complaints on both a physical and emotional level.

Some examples are:

  • Mood disorders and depressive feelings
  • Reduced libido and erection problems
  • Sleep problems and fatigue
  • Weakening of the muscles
  • Bone decalcification
  • Sweat attacks

In addition to the decrease in testosterone, the production of the female hormone estrogen simultaneously increases. The result is an accumulation around the abdomen area and the hips aka "the dad bod".

What can you do as a man experiencing these issues?


  • Opt for a healthy and balanced diet and regular exercise
  • choose more relaxation
  • Do not use alcohol in excess

What is penopause exactly?

In essence, the transition is a spiritual process. The more space you dare to make for self-reflection and meaning, the better you get through it. Often, this period is a time when men become more conscious in life and engage in introspection or visit a coach, health therapist or psychologist.

In that sense, the hormonal changes also bring about a change in consciousness where one's own needs return to a more central position. Men begin to ask themselves questions such as:

Where do I draw energy?
Who do I want to connect with?
Which activities give me a good feeling?
What is essential to make me feel good?
You also start to disengage in activities that no longer serves you any purpose, thus you begin being authentic in complying with your own needs.

A helping hand from nature?

In addition to a healthy and varied lifestyle, freeing up time for relaxation and exercise, respecting a good sleep rhythm, Go4Balance Menpower 45+ herbal drops offers additional support for men 45 years and older.

  • Menpower 45+ is a natural remedy that offers hormonal comfort during the male transition. 
  • It is a 100% natural remedy based on seven plants: Tribulus, Oats, Real Sarsaparilla, Ashwaganda, Dandelion, Rosemary and Turmeric.

How To Use MenPower 45+

  • Take 7 or 10 drops of herbal drops 3 times a day in a little water or other (non-alcoholic) drinks. Do not take the drops later than 17 h.

Note: Menpower 45+ herbal drops are only recommended for adult men at the time of the male transition. Menpower 45 + herbal drops should not be combined in hypertension treatment, anti-diabetic treatment and while using anti-coagulants.

On that note, we wish you intense enjoyment and a great transformation during this special time. 

Sincerely,

Lieve Plasch.
Lic.Psychology
www.go4balance.eu

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