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Testosterone Therapy – Pros and Cons

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has surged in popularity over the past decade. Millions of older men have turned to TRT to restore testosterone hormone levels (low T) in hopes of refueling energy and reigniting their sex drive. Yet TRT remains controversial because of its uncertain benefits and potential health risks. Safety concerns remain regarding an association between TRT and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Also testosterone is known to influence benign and cancerous…

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