Low Testosterone (Low T) (cont.)

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What are natural ways of boosting your testosterone?

  • Get enough sleep
  • Keep a healthy weight
  • Stay active

What are the risks of testosterone therapy?

Possible side effects and risks of testosterone therapy for the normal aging male include:

  • Stimulation of growth of the prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy) and possible growth of existing prostate cancer
  • Skin reactions
  • Limiting sperm production and shrinkage of testicles
  • Over production of red blood cells (which can be a contributor to a heart attack)
  • Some studies have implicated testosterone in an increase in cardiovascular events.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/29/2015

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