The recent contradictory findings on testosterone therapy prompted his team to conduct a substantial systematic literature search for studies evaluating the relationship between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular events among men and Patel. An estimated 13 million men in the United States suffer from low testosterone, which occurs when the body doesn't make enough hormones because of a problem with the testicles or pituitary gland. This explains loss of energy, obvious aging and somebody's sudden weight gain.
And many women have a knee-jerk suspicion that any hormone treatment can raise their risk of breast cancer. However, clinical studies demonstrate that testosterone not only does not increase a woman's risk of breast cancer , it may play a vital role in warding off the disease. Glaser believes this will likely remain the status quo for some time, given the prohibitive cost of conducting the long term safety studies needed to gain FDA acceptance that is more total.