The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) advising against the usage of testosterone therapy in healthy girls. Although the FDA approved testosterone therapy for the treatment of diseases affecting the testes, pituitary and hypothalamus, it has not been approved for treating age-related declines in testosterone levels. The U.S. National Institute on Aging is also anticipated to release the results of research on the security of testosterone. The study included approximately 800 older men with low testosterone and symptoms associated with this illness, such http://tinyurl.com/jrdad8y
as physical and sexual dysfunction. Since the men's heart health was monitored, the research is expected to shed more light on the safety of testosterone treatment.
Research has shown that testosterone deficiency is associated with a number of critical health issues such as obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and bone fractures Guys who meet medical standards for treatment should receive therapy. Actually, your testosterone levels have likely been slowly decreasing for quite some time, a decline that usually starts around age 30.
And many girls have a knee-jerk suspicion that any hormone treatment can increase their risk of breast cancer
. However, clinical studies demonstrate that testosterone not only doesn't increase a woman's risk of breast cancer , it may play a key role in warding off the disease. Glaser believes this will probably remain the status quo for a while, given the prohibitive cost of running the long term safety studies needed to gain fuller FDA approval.