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INTERACTIVE QUESTIONS: Test your knowledge!
The male sex drive does not decrease with age. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: False – It is normal to notice a gradual decline in libido. The testosterone level in men after 35 years of age decrease by 1% each year. In addition; stress, depression, medication, and medical conditions can also contribute to a loss of libido in mid-life.
Prostate issues normally occur in mid-life. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: True – The most common prostate issue is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). BPH is the most common prostate issue in men in their 50’s.
Blood in stool is not a reason to visit the doctor. TRUE or FALSE?
Answer: False – While most blood in stool is caused by non-serious issues such as hemorrhoids, in midlife polyps and colon cancer become more common, so visit your healthcare provider.
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