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Men should take steps before going on testosterone replacement therapy

Men who are experiencing symptoms of low testosterone, such as low sex drive, fatigue, weight gain and loss of muscle mass, should take key steps before they begin testosterone replacement therapy, as the treatment has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events and death, doctors warn. The first step is to have a blood test to check their testosterone levels. The test should be performed twice, each time in the morning between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., in order to confirm the results. If the tests show low testosterone, the next step is to determine the cause. “The ... Read More