Testosterone Therapy Could Lead to Heart Problems

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By Molly Clifton

A new study links the use of testosterone therapy to heart attacks in men under 65 with a history of cardiovascular disease.

The study also confirmed earlier research that found men older than 65 doubled their risk of heart attack shortly after starting the treatment.

Testosterone gels and patches have become more widespread in recent years.

Makers of the therapy say it helps increase energy, sex drive and strength.
 



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