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Finding based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older.
Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation.
More than half of men with borderline testosterone have depressive symptoms -- a higher rate than the general population; 25% are taking antidepressants.
Statins generally decrease aggression in men, increase aggression in postmenopausal women.
Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.
In a study of hypogonadal men older than 65, the treatment did not increase the prevalence of thrombotic events.
Patients experienced significant improvements in symptoms and quality of life parameters.
Hypogonadism was present in 42.8% of subjects, yet TRT was used by only 3.9%.
Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.
High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.
Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.
In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.
Among men younger than age 40, a total testosterone level of less than 400 ng/dL was linked with hypogonadal symptoms.
New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.
The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.
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