While testosterone is one of the best-known hormones—particularly regarding men’s health—its function covers a wide range of health benefits to both men and women. This page highlights resources focused on testosterone’s role in the body, as well as the myriad uses of testosterone replacement therapy.
Although it is classified as one of the androgens, or “male” hormones, testosterone is also vital for women.
BRAIN HEALTH AND HORMONES
Testosterone may influence our ability to perform different types of thinking tasks. Testosterone fortifies muscles, arteries, and nerves, including those in the brain.
CAN TESTOSTERONE PROTECT AGAINST BREAST CANCER?
Breast cancer concerns caused some practitioners to avoid prescribing testosterone. However, research indicates testosterone might protect against breast cancer.
COULD RED WINE PROLONG THE EFFECTS OF TESTOSTERONE?
One study suggests that a glass of red wine may help prolong testosterone’s effects by slowing down how fast the body metabolizes it.
DIABETES AND TESTOSTERONE
Testosterone deficiency may be associated with diabetes, abdominal obesity, or metabolic diseases in men.
Research indicates that testosterone therapy is not associated with increases in the rate of prostate cancer, or any other prostate illness.
This article looks at the supplements that might enhance testosterone’s function and touches on lifestyle choices that may also affect testosterone levels.
BOOK REVIEW – THE SECRET FEMALE HORMONE
Dr. Kathy Maupin observed positive health effects in many aspects after treating her patients for testosterone deficiency.
This article investigates how maintaining optimal testosterone levels remains at the center of heart health for men.
TESTOSTERONE: A POSSIBLE TREATMENT FOR DRY EYE SYNDROME?
Testosterone deficiency contributes to instability of tears in the eye, as well as increases evaporation of the oil component of the tear layer.
TESTOSTERONE AND HEART DISEASE
The debate surrounding testosterone replacement therapy’s possible association with cardiovascular disease is one of the most contentious in medicine.
BOOK REVIEW – TESTOSTERONE FOR LIFE
Due to testosterone’s many roles in the body, it’s important to diagnose and treat testosterone deficiency in order to optimize health and well-being.
TESTOSTERONE IN WOMEN
Although testosterone in women is more prevalent than estrogen, its effects and what actually constitutes testosterone deficiency in women remains unclear.
TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Few medical debates have been more contentious than the controversy surrounding testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease.
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