The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) advising against the use of testosterone treatment in healthy girls. Although the FDA approved testosterone therapy for the treatment of ailments affecting the testes, pituitary and hypothalamus, it hasn't been approved for treating age-related declines
in testosterone levels. The U.S. National Institute on Aging is also expected to release the results of research on the safety of testosterone. The study involved nearly 800 older men with low testosterone and symptoms associated with this affliction, such dr dov rand new jersey
as physical and sexual dysfunction. The research is anticipated to shed more light on the security of testosterone treatment since the heart health of the men was carefully monitored.
Research has shown that testosterone deficiency is associated with several critical health problems such as diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and bone fractures Guys who meet medical criteria for treatment should get therapy. In reality, your testosterone levels have likely been slowly declining for quite some time, a decline that generally begins around age 30.
And many girls have a knee-jerk suspicion that any hormone treatment can raise their risk of breast cancer. Nevertheless, clinical studies show that testosterone not only does not increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
, it may play a vital role in warding off the disease. Glaser thinks this will probably remain the status quo for some time, given the prohibitive cost of running the long term safety studies needed to gain FDA acceptance that is more total.