Posts Tagged "Testosterone"

Testosterone Supplements Tied to Heart Attacks, Strokes, Early Death

Posted on Nov 9, 2013 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization

Men who take testosterone supplements may be putting themselves at increased risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The new research looks at more than 8,000 male veterans with low testosterone. Researchers compared the rates of cardiovascular ills among those who’d received testosterone supplementation and those who had not, and found that men who used testosterone were 29 percent more likely to die, have a heart attack or a stroke after three years of use. This difference could be seen even after...

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