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Men's Health Update Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.

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Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins generally decrease aggression in men, increase aggression in postmenopausal women.

Testosterone Fenofibrate Combo Best Protects Hypogonadal Men's Hearts

Testosterone Fenofibrate Combo Best Protects Hypogonadal Men's Hearts

Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.

Testosterone Therapy Safe in Hypogonadal Elderly Men

Testosterone Therapy Safe in Hypogonadal Elderly Men

In a study of hypogonadal men older than 65, the treatment did not increase the prevalence of thrombotic events.

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

Patients experienced significant improvements in symptoms and quality of life parameters.

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

Hypogonadism was present in 42.8% of subjects, yet TRT was used by only 3.9%.

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.

Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Can Declining Sexual Desire Cause Lower Testosterone?

Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.

Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.

Hypogonadal Symptoms in Younger Men May Begin at Higher Threshold

Hypogonadal Symptoms in Younger Men May Begin at Higher Threshold

Among men younger than age 40, a total testosterone level of less than 400 ng/dL was linked with hypogonadal symptoms.

No Cardiovascular Risks with Testosterone Therapy

No Cardiovascular Risks with Testosterone Therapy

New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.

Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.

Testosterone Nasal Gel Effective for Hypogonadism, Low Side Effects

Testosterone Nasal Gel Effective for Hypogonadism, Low Side Effects

Three doses of testosterone nasal gel may help normalize testosterone levels in men with hypogonadism.

FDA Adds CVD Warning to Testosterone Replacement

FDA Adds CVD Warning to Testosterone Replacement

Prescription testosterone product labels must now include warnings about the possible increased risk of heart attacks and strokes, says FDA.

Sulfonylurea Increases Testosterone in Diabetic Men

Sulfonylurea Increases Testosterone in Diabetic Men

Researchers observed increases in total testosterone levels, testosterone secretion index values in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes.