Posts Tagged 'testosterone supplements'

Thumbs Down to Testosterone Therapy for Women

A recent story posted by MedlinePlus notes new guidelines from the Endocrine Society. The guidelines say no testosterone therapy for women as the benefits are not clear and the risks of testosterone therapy are unknown in women.

Although there is some research indicating that testosterone therapy may be helpful to sexual function in menopausal women, a statement by the Endocrine Society says there are too many unanswered questions about the risks of testosterone therapy in this ...

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Testosterone Therapy Linked to Heart Risks

A possible link between testosterone therapy and increased heart risks has prompted much debate recently. A recent Bloomberg news article talks about ongoing discussions over the safety and effectiveness of testosterone therapy drugs.

One study, published in January of 2014, showed that testosterone therapy may lead to an increased risk of heart attack in men aged 65 and older, as well as in younger men with a history of heart disease. Of a group of more ...

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FDA Adds New Warning for Testosterone Therapy Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a new safety alert stating that men who use testosterone therapy products are at an increased risk for venous blood clots, a condition referred to as venous thromboembolism (VTE). The FDA is requiring all manufacturers of testosterone therapy products to include on labels a general warning about the heightened VTE risks.

Venous blood clots are as they sound — blood clots that occur in the veins. They ...

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Has There Been a Testosterone Replacement Therapy Recall?

Products designed to treat low testosterone levels in men, also referred to as “low-T,” have been linked to serious side-effects that can be extremely dangerous. While the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not issued a recall, it did issue a safety communication in January of 2014 advising the public that the agency was investigating whether testosterone replacement therapy drugs increased patients’ risk of adverse cardiac events, including heart attack and stroke.

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Testosterone Supplement Risks Found in New Study

A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that men who take testosterone supplements are putting themselves in danger for potentially deadly side effects. The study found that testosterone supplement risks include increased risk of death, heart attack, and stroke. testosterone supplements are widely used by men to treat low testosterone levels in the body. These supplements include products such as AndroGel and Axiron.

An ABC News report ...

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