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Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Low testosterone in men—or “low T”—can be caused by certain medical conditions or medications. But findings from several recent studies may cause doctors to be cautious about who should be treated.

By HealthAfter50
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Lifestyle Changes that May Increase Testosterone Levels

There is a lot of talk these days about medications to help with low testosterone but there are also lifestyle changes you can make to help increase your testosterone levels.

By Eileen Bailey
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Links Between Testosterone and Asthma

Even though asthma was first described over 2,500 years ago, why some people develop it, and why some have it worse than others, remains a mystery. Yet by observing trends between male and female asthmatics, researchers now suspect a link between ast...

By John Bottrell
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7 Causes of Low Testosterone

Testosterone is the predominant male sex hormone produced by the body. As a man ages, testosterone levels will decrease naturally; however, a steep decrease in testosterone could be the product of a more serious condition. If symptoms seem out of the ...

By Chris Regal
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10 Ways to Boost Testosterone

Metabolism, muscle growth, mood regulation and cognitive function are all controlled by testosterone. Unfortunately, most men lose about 1.5 percent of their testosterone per year after the age of 30. So how can a man reverse a reduction in testoster...

By Chris Regal
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Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

Testosterone is the male sex hormone produced by the testes, starting in the eighth week of a fetus’ life and continuing throughout a man’s life. Hormone levels vary with age, peaking in early adulthood, then decreasing slightly as a man ages. But as ...

By Chris Regal
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When Testosterone Therapy May Be Right For You

The two chief, adverse outcomes from treatment that men diagnosed with prostate cancer most often confront are erectile dysfunction (ED) and urinary incontinence (UI). Even a year following a prostatectomy, or surgical removal of the prostate gland, ...

By Nancy Muller
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Hypogonadism, Testosterone and Erectile Dysfunction

To continue the discussion of causes of erectile dysfunction, we were focusing on situations that would result in the testicle producing less testosterone, the male hormone. This is also known as primary hypogonadism (the prefix, hypo-, means low, an...

By Justin Harmon, D.O.
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What is a Normal Testosterone Level?

Dear Dr. Motola,** Four years ago I had surgery for a left inguinal hernia, which unfortunately resulted in uncorrected internal post-op bleeding causing ischemia and subsequent atrophy to the left testicle. Until recently, I’ve never had my testoste...

By Jay Motola, M.D.