Harvard Heart Letter

Testosterone therapy may not be as safe as once thought

Some older men use testosterone products to offset the decline in muscle strength and stamina that occurs with age. Gradually, the drug’s use has expanded to include younger men as well. Recent reports of blood clots in the veins indicate that testosterone therapy may not be as safe as once thought. Doctors are looking to the long history of hormone use in women to help understand the cardiovascular downside of testosterone medication. 
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