5 Things You Need to Know About the Causes of Hot Flashes In Men

In the past, people thought menopause was a woman's problem. Annually, more than 25 million men in the United States and more than 408 million men worldwide report having symptoms of male menopause or andropause. One of the most common symptoms of andropause is experiencing hot flashes. Men who are between 40 and 55 years old report hot flashes caused by male menopause. Sometimes, men think these hot flashes are night sweats. When hot flashes show up accompanied by insomnia, weight gain and slowed hair growth, andropause may be to blame.

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In the past, people thought menopause was a woman's problem. Annually, more than 25 million men in the United States and more than 408 million men worldwide report having symptoms of male menopause or andropause. One of the most common symptoms of andropause is experiencing hot flashes. Men who are between 40 and 55 years old report hot flashes caused by male menopause. Sometimes, men think these hot flashes are night sweats. When hot flashes show up accompanied by insomnia, weight gain and slowed hair growth, andropause may be to blame.

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