Depression, irritability, outbursts… women tend to put these on the account of fluctuations in hormonal mood swings. Limited to women? Not really. For stress, men may be victims of their hormones. The syndrome of irritable man.
Why stressed men become irritable, cranky or emotional at melt into tears? And well, these mood swings may be linked to the collapse of the male hormone: testosterone.
Soft as a lamb?
Les hormones des hommes Some animals exhibit changes in mood and behaviour related to the seasonal fluctuations of the male hormone. The University of Edinburgh scientists have studied first the conduct of some sheep. In the fall, their level of testosterone explodes during the rut period and falls in winter. Period during which the sheep lose interest in sex. Continue reading “Men who are victims of their hormones”