Archive for November 2015

Research Shows Injected Testosterone Safer and More Effective for Aging Men

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) comes in a variety of treatment applications, including injection. The American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism recently published a review showing intramuscular injected TRT “produces greater musculoskeletal benefits and lower cardiovascular risk compared to transdermal TRT… We also review the literature discussing the use of 5α-reductase inhibitors as a…

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Testosterone Study Shows Reduced Risk of Myocardial Infarction

The European Heart Journal recently published results from a clinical study showing a connection between normalization of testosterone and reduced risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke. The study was led by researchers from the Kansas City Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Study participants included 83,010 male military veterans with documented…

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What if Testosterone Replacement Therapy isn’t Improving My Fatigue?

One of the first symptoms of low testosterone to improve with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is fatigue. However, there are times when fatigue is still present even after six weeks of treatment. There are three notorious contributors to fatigue that may not be alleviated by testosterone replacement therapy: adrenal function, thyroid function, and sleep apnea.…

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