Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: Are testosterone and cholesterol levels related?

I am 70 years old, and since I started taking testosterone to boost below-normal levels of that hormone, my LDL and HDL levels have dropped. What's the cholesterol-testosterone connection?
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