Researchers challenge testosterone fears

There are a number of well conducted studies showing that testosterone may well reduce the risk of a heart attack in men. This is one of the most recent studies.

Researchers challenge testosterone fears

8 July, 2014

Researchers challenge testosterone fears

Fears about the safety of testosterone have been partially allayed by the publication of a large new US study.
Contrary to other recent studies, University of Texas researchers found no evidence of increased myocardial infarction rates in a retrospective analysis of 6,300 older men treated with intramuscular testosterone from 1997-2005.
The finding is “robust across a range of sensitivity analyses”, they write in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy.
In fact testosterone even appeared protective for men at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease, being associated with a 31% reduction in risk of MI.
“Despite [its] limitations, we believe that this study has important strengths, including a large sample size, a long follow-up period, representation of all US geographic regions, and inclusion of a clinically.

About Dr Colin Holloway

Gp interested in natural hormone treatment for men and women of all ages

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