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Testosterone Levels Not Associated with Stroke Risk, Study Shows

Testosterone Levels Not Associated with Stroke Risk, Study ShowsTestosterone levels don’t affect a man’s risk of stroke, according to new research.

Scientists from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine presented their findings in March at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, held in San Diego, California.

A stroke happens when blood cannot reach the brain. Most strokes are caused by blood clots, but some occur when a blood vessel bursts. When the blockage is temporary, the stroke is called a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or “mini-stroke.”

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For this study, the researchers examined data from 1,558 men with an average age of 63. The men were part of a larger, ongoing study that began in 1987.

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