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testosterone therapy side effectsThe Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) advising against using testosterone treatment in healthy women. Although the FDA approved testosterone therapy for the treatment of diseases affecting the testes, pituitary and hypothalamus, it hasn't been approved for treating age-related decrease 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 elderly men with low testosterone and symptoms associated with this condition, like http://tinyurl.com/hoqq96f physical and sexual dysfunction. The research is expected to shed more light on the security of testosterone treatment, since the men's heart health was carefully monitored.

Research has shown that testosterone deficiency is associated with a number of significant health issues like metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and bone fractures Guys who meet medical standards for treatment should receive therapy. In fact, your testosterone levels have probably been slowly decreasing for quite some time, a decline that typically begins around age 30.

No clear lower limit of testosterone has been established; however 15 ng per dL (0.5 nmol per L) typically is used. One study 38 found that girls with 0 to 10 ng per dL (0 to 0.3 nmol per L) had markedly decreased sexual desire in all situations and absent or markedly reduced climaxes. Because of studies like this, supplemented with anecdotal evidence, many women have been started on testosterone treatment. Most girls can expect to spend one third of their lives in the postmenopausal stage. Depression, anger, moodiness, insomnia, and lack of well being are common criticisms of postmenopausal women.