Testosterone and Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, and Stroke Risk

Low testosterone and heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke have been shown to be associated by numerous studies.1,2,3,4 In a study published in 2012, conducted by Veterans Affairs in Seattle, Washington, researchers found that in “men with low testosterone levels, testosterone treatment was associated with decreased mortality compared with no testosterone treatment.”5

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Low Testosterone Clinic

As you age, your chances of having low testosterone levels become more likely. While your total testosterone level may remain “normal” the amount of your bioavailable testosterone declines due to an increase in SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) with age so despite “normal” total levels you get symptoms.

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The benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium (Mg) deficiency is a big problem in the United States. Likely due to poor farming practices and erosion, the food we eat has become depleted in magnesium.1

There are epidemic rates of high blood pressure in the United States and the fact that magnesium helps relax blood vessels make magnesium a very important mineral.

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Testosterone Therapy Side Effects vs Benefits Overview

As with any medical treatment, including testosterone therapy, there are potential side effects. These side effects are uncommon during testosterone therapy and, certainly, as good physicians we want to minimize any negatives while enhancing the positive benefits.

Every patient is different so it is important to individualize the low testosterone treatment. This requires the guidance of a license physician.

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