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Should Men Treat Low Testosterone?
At the end of their childbearing years, women go through menopause as a drop in female hormones ends their fertility.
Men, on the other hand, experience a more gradual reduction in the male sex hormone testosterone as they age. The result: a condition known as low testosterone, or andropause.
Q. What is a healthy testosterone level?
Q. What are the signs of low testosterone?
Q. Is testosterone therapy safe?
Q. Should men be treated for low testosterone?
Q. What steps should men take to protect their health as they age?
• See a doctor regularly to keep up with health screenings and vaccines.
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“Testosterone Therapy in Men with Androgen Deficiency Syndromes: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.” S. Bhasin et al. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2010, vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 2536–59. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20525905.
“The Lowdown on Low Testosterone.” Berkeley Wellness Alerts. www.berkeleywellness.com/self-care/sexual-health/article/lowdown-low-testosterone?showcomments=1.
“Testosterone treatment in the aging male: myth or reality?”
“Testosterone Therapy in Men: The Endocrine Society.
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