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Study: Testosterone Therapy Does Not Raise Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke in Healthy Men

Dec 24, 2015

“This particular study provides assurances to physicians and patients that using testosterone replacement therapy in a generally healthy population of men over the age of 50 to normalize levels doesn’t increase a patient’s risk of a heart attack or stroke, and actually shows a reduction in those risks,” Dr. Muhlestein added.

The findings were presented last month at the 2015 American Heart Association Scientific Session in Orlando.


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Resources

Intermountain Healthcare

“New Study Finds Use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Healthy Men Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke”

(News release. November 9, 2015)

https://intermountainhealthcare.org/news/2015/11/use-of-testosterone-replacement-therapy-does-not-increase-risk-of-heart-attack-or-stroke/

Intermountain Heart Institute

“Testosterone Supplementation Among Healthy Hypoandrogenic Men”

(Video. November 9, 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvwSWsOocHE

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