Testosterone therapy may increase stroke risk in older men

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Dr. Kathy Maupin from BioBalance talks about a recent Journal of the American Medical Association's article regarding testosterone and older men. Researchers found men in their early 60s who had heart troubles, took testosterone were more likely to suffer a stroke.  They also have a risk of a heart attack increase of 29 percent.  

 The study included men who  were in their early 60s. Most had blocked heart arteries, high blood pressure, diabetes and other health problems in a veterans hospital. So, it is unclear how it will affect younger men.

Read the article from the Journal of the American Medical Association here.

More about Dr. Kathy Maupin: BioBalanceHealth.com/

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