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News story: Testosterone treatments linked with heart risks

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 Posted 11/6/2013 6:35:32 AM
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Testosterone treatments may increase risks for heart attacks, strokes and death in older men with low hormone levels and other health problems, a big Veterans Affairs study suggests.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/testosterone-treatments-linked-heart-risks-210437648.html

Did LEF write an analysis / rebuttal?
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 Posted 11/6/2013 6:38:59 AM
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It is in the process of being written.

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The key is here is "older men". Older men have high aromatase activity where testosterone is converted to Estrogen, and too much Estrogen causes cardiac problems and cancer.

I think the problem is with Estrogen that is increased by testosterone supplements in older men.

You may want to take an aromatase inhibitor if you increase testosterone and are an older male with increased aromatase activity.
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Welcome to the Forums, Dr Wells.

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This is why I've long said it's best to block estradiol with DIM and Arimidex.  I also use low dose Yohimbe and Super MiraForte.  My testosterone levels are nice and high!


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