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What does PADAM stand for?

PADAM stands for Partial Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male


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Despite the fact that many men with low testosterone levels are asymptomatic [25], many others have a partial, gradual, and variable decline in T associated with various clinical symptoms, described as a syndrome called partial androgen deficiency of the aging male (PADAM) [26]. PADAM is characterized by sexual, somatic, and behavioral symptoms, with insidious onset and slow progression [27]: diminished sexual desire and erectile quality, particularly nocturnal erections [28, 29]; decrease in lean body mass, with associated diminution in muscle volume and strength; increase in visceral fat [30–32], decrease in bone mineral density, resulting in osteoporosis [33]; reduction in body hair and skin alterations [34]; weakness, fatigue, depression, lack of motivation and energy, lower psychological vitality, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, decreased work and sport performances; difficulty in concentrating, memory impairment, and low dominance [35–41].
The symptoms of hypogonadism can include decreased libido, impaired erectile function, muscle weakness, increased adiposity, depressed mood, and decreased vitality. Hypogonadism is more common in aging men and is is also referred to as late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) [1], androgen deficiency in the aging male (ADAM) [2], partial androgen deficiency in the aging male.
[37]) The "D" is sometimes given as "decline" instead of "deficiency". In some contexts, the term "partial androgen deficiency in aging males.