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Testosterone Therapy Might Improve Sex Lives of Older Men

Mar 08, 2016

Testosterone Therapy Might Improve Sex Lives of Older MenTestosterone therapy could have sexual benefits for older men, according to research published last month in The New England Journal of Medicine.

It’s natural for men’s testosterone levels to decline as they get older. As a result, men may feel fatigued, moody, and weak. Their sexual function can suffer, too. Many lose their sex drive and have problems with erections.

Some doctors prescribe testosterone replacement therapy in these circumstances, with positive results. Patients report feeling more energized, less depressed, and more satisfied with their sex lives.

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But last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became concerned. The agency had approved testosterone therapy only for men with hypogonadism, a condition in which a man’s body cannot produce enough testosterone on its own. The FDA had not approved the therapy for men whose levels were lower due to aging alone. Some experts were worried that testosterone was being overprescribed and called for more research.

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