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December 26, 2015

Male menopause is real, claims controversial new study

Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome is a well-recognised medical condition and the importance of testosterone in men’s health is supported by valid statistical research. In Europe there are the Guidelines On Male Hypogonadism produced by the European Association of Urology. Here in the UK, we have the British Society of Sexual Medicine Guidelines, which are supported by … Continued

Could testosterone HRT help treat the male menopause: Therapy should be provided as men also suffer hot flushes and low libido once they pass 50

Total Testosterone levels drop with age, Sex Hormone Globulin levels increase with age. This means that as you get older you have significantly less bioavailable testosterone. The age of 50 is an arbitrary number, you can have symptoms and signs of low testosterone from the age of 30. I don’t subscribe to the Daily Fail, … Continued

It’s not Viagra he needs… it’s testosterone

All too often, men are reaching for the ‘little blue pills’ as a cure for their flagging libido and erections, often doctors are mistakenly giving them out as a quick fix.  Drugs such as Viagra, Levitra and Cialis belong to a class of drugs called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, which were initially developed to treat Ischaemic … Continued

Testosterone ‘could prevent heart and diabetes deaths’

A BBC news article from March 2015 stating that recent research has demonstrated that low testosterone is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and obesity; both of which are independent risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy to normalise levels, should therefore be considered protective against developing heart … Continued