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Studies link testosterone treatments to heart problems

It’s hard for some to imagine that testosterone replacement treatments can be linked to cardiovascular risks including heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism But the risk is real, says ClassAction.org., a group of online professionals who report on legal issues for consumers. According to the report, testosterone replacement therapies, including gels, patches and injections, can increase the amount of red blood cells in the body that can coagulate and cause the blood to thicken. This can make it more difficult for blood to flow through the body, which can lead to high blood pressure and heart problems, including ... Read More