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Take Heart: Low T Treatment Didn't Hurt Arteries
More and more men are receiving testosterone treatment as they age, leading to more and more questions about the benefits and risks of this practice. One such question might have just gotten an answer.
In Low T Patients, an Unexpected Hormone Therapy Benefit
Older men with low T may wind up reaping some unexpected benefits from hormone therapy.
Testosterone Therapy May Not Hurt Your Ticker
Men who need testosterone therapy may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New evidence suggests that testosterone therapy may not increase the risk of heart problems.
Testosterone and Men’s Health: Controversy Unraveled
Testosterone treatment — what’s a guy to do? This therapy is under heavy scrutiny because of fears that it may increase heart disease risks. Those fears, however, may be unfounded.
Low T May Worsen Heart Risks in Men With Diabetes
Diabetes and low testosterone may each increase the risk of heart disease. Having both may push that risk even higher.
Testosterone Therapy Not Linked to Heart Attack
As men age, their bodies may start to produce less testosterone. In some cases, men may need to use testosterone therapy to prevent certain health problems. However, some research suggests that testosterone therapy could raise the risk for heart attack.
Testosterone Treatment Tied to Heart Attacks
Low testosterone can mean reduced mood and muscle mass, but could it's treatment mean increased risk for heart troubles? This might be the case, according to the authors of a new study.
Men's Hormone Therapy May Be Risky for the Heart
Properly balanced hormones deliver benefits such as strong bones and healthy sexual function. Restoring natural hormones lost due to illness or aging with hormone supplements is an option, but it may carry risks.
At the Heart of Men's Sexual Problems
For men who decide to see their doctor for sexual issues, it may be a good idea to get the heart checked out at the same time. 
Statins Reduce More Than Cholesterol
Statins are effective and popular cholesterol-lowering medications. But they also have some possible side effects, including memory loss and high blood sugar. Now lower testosterone may join the list.