Is there a male version of PMS?

Is there a male version of PMS?

“IMS is incredibly common, in up to 30 percent of men,” says Dr. Christopher Steidle. “This is a male version of PMS or premenstrual syndrome.” When a man’s testosterone level dips, Steidle says, it can result in depression, weight gain, a loss of energy and a disappearing sex drive, in men as young as their thirties.

Do men get mood swings?

Men with low testosterone can experience fatigue and commonly have mood swings,” he says. “It’s also one of the major causes of depression. Men experiencing this condition, sometimes called andropause or ‘male menopause,’ should see a doctor to discuss symptoms and treatment.”

Can males have hormonal imbalance?

A hormonal imbalance can occur at any point in a man’s life—even in his early 30s. Symptoms can be brought on by stress, an acute injury, illness, poor nutrition, inadequate exercise, and a host of other factors.

Can my boyfriend sync with my period?

Stemming from a 1971 study published in Nature, the menstrual synchronization myth — called the McClintock Effect — suggests that pheromones or other factors can influence and shift periods for women who live together. The results, based on observations of 135 Wellesley College students, have long been questioned.

Does romance affect periods?

2007; Wlodarski and Dunbar 2013). The results of the current study synthesize these findings by showing that attitudes towards romantic kissing vary across the menstrual cycle and are significantly associated with the fluctuation of menstrual hormones.

How can a man tell if he has hormonal imbalance?

Dry skin or skin rashes. Changes in heart rate and blood pressure. Irritability, anxiety, depression. Increased thirst and frequent urination.

What do period cramps feel like for guys?

“Although we know that [period pain] can feel like you’re being repeatedly punched in the stomach from the inside out, explaining this to other people (read: generally men) can feel like a lost cause,” wrote columnist George Driver.