Do you know a mature male that is grumpy, irritated, restless and only for some days? If you have the answer was yes, he is a victim of IMS, Irritable Male Syndrome. It is similar to PMS that women have, the way they behave when their period is actually about to begin and this happens because of sudden rise and fall of hormone levels in the body. This condition leaves men grumpy and irritated, so it’s a sexist remark to make fun of women because of their PMS, but now we know, men are no exceptions. Read below and you’ll realize that it’s a normal human condition and can happen to anyone.
1.What is IMS?
The name clearly mentions, it stands for Irritable Male Syndrome, where a man gets hormonal misbalances and stats to act like a girl in PMS. He has no idea of what’s going around him and how to act in situations. They become grumpy.
2.Is it real? How does it happen?
There are various reasons to have this IMS, but the main known reason is different from the PMS that the women have where endometrial is involved. It’s all about the drop of testosterone levels, but this can happen to anyone.
3.What are the symptoms of it?
The main symptoms are, the man feels angry, feels panic and anxious. He sweats and flushes a lot. Due to low testosterone levels, there may be erectile dysfunction for some time. There may be a decrease in Boone mass, fatigue, and feeling of insomnia. There may be unloving and sarcastic behavior. There are these symptoms to see if a man is IMSing.
4.Should medical help be sought? To want extent?
IMSing men have hormonal dysfunction in their body and because the endocrine system hellos in control and coordination of our body, there are some problems are excessive urination, problems with bowel movement, lack of memory retention, low stamina, etc. It is the time to go to the doctor and consult about this Irritable Male Syndrome.
5.Repercussions of IMS?
People who have this IMS, have their hormones imbalanced in their bodies, including those of adrenaline, pituitary gland and may result in the allergies of histamines and high blood sugar levels and loss of weight.
6.It’s relationship with PMS
IMS to men is exactly the same way as PMS is to women. Men who experience it, are always in the state of denial and anxiety and this is observed mainly in women when they are in PMS. Both of these problems occur to their respective genders and it is completely normal to have these problems.
7.It was first observed in Sheep.
A few of the reports say that the IMS was first seen in sheep. Huggington post suggests that this was first coined in 2001 by Gerald Lincoln, in Scotland. The research said that the sheep had this lucky to go attitude, during the mating season when the testosterone levels were high, but they suddenly got irritated.
8.How is it diagnosed and what treatments are available?
Hormonal misbalances cause this IMS, and hormonal replacement therapy is an option for the men who have prolonged low levels of testosterone, which affects their mental state and also their physical state. But there are some potential effects of the body like there are potential side effects of this therapy, some of which include: shrunken testes, infertility, increased cholesterol etc.
It is a wrong conception that men become infertile when IMS is what they face, but their testosterone levels are significantly lower than. They may face significant sexual failures and ultimate intimacy behavior.
10.Instead of taking it as a joke, we must realize that IMS and PMS, both are real!
This is seriously important to understand that men also have these issues and they must not be judged on IMS, because of these hormonal misbalances.