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Charlie Sheen claims testosterone therapy caused his bizarre behavior

Charlie Sheen has been no stranger to the limelight since he revealed last November on the Today show that he was HIV positive. This week on Dr. Oz, Sheen revealed another health mystery – he says his bizarre behavior in 2011, in which he claimed to be “winning” while calling himself a “warlock” with “Adonis DNA,” was actually caused by the overuse of topical testosterone cream. “I was taking a lot of testosterone cream and I think I went too far with it,” Sheen told Dr. Oz in an interview taped for the Feb. 24 show. Testosterone replacement products are ... Read More

Testosterone therapy dangerous for men who have undergone coronary angiography

Men who underwent a heart procedure known as  coronary angiography and used testosterone replacement therapy to increase their low testosterone levels were at a 30 percent increased risk of death, heart attack, or stroke, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Testosterone therapy, which includes products such as AndroGel, Testim and Axiron, has increased greatly in the past decade thanks in large part to aggressive marketing campaigns from pharmaceutical companies encouraging men to talk to their doctors about whether they have “Low T.” Low testosterone levels can be blamed for low libido, ... Read More