Testosterone: Just How Risky Is It?

February 1st, 2014|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Men and Hormone Therapy, Hormone Testing|Tags: |

Two recent studies have indicated that testosterone replacement therapy causes a significant increase in the incidence of heart attacks, death, and strokes. As a result, the FDA is planning to investigate whether there should be concerns about the use of testosterone. Let me start by providing some facts: 1) Nearly 100% of men who have heart attacks have been found to have low testosterone levels. 2) The heart has more testosterone receptor sites than any other part of the body. 3) Studies done at the NIH have demonstrated that men with massive heart attacks go into severe congestive heart [...]