The Endocrine Society now issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) advising against the use of testosterone treatment in healthy girls. Although the FDA approved testosterone therapy for the treatment of disorders involving the testes, pituitary and hypothalamus, it hasn't been approved for treating age-associated decrease in testosterone levels
. The U.S. National Institute on Aging is also expected to release the results of research on the safety of testosterone. The study included approximately 800 elderly men with low testosterone and symptoms related to this ailment, like http://tinyurl.com/zj86oxg
physical and sexual dysfunction. Since the men's heart health was monitored, the research is expected to shed more light on the safety of testosterone treatment.
Research has shown that testosterone deficiency is related to several important health issues such as metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and bone fractures Guys who meet medical standards for treatment should get therapy. Actually, your testosterone levels have likely been slowly decreasing for some time, a decline that typically starts around age 30.
And many girls have a knee-jerk suspicion that any hormone treatment can raise their risk of breast cancer. However, clinical studies show that testosterone not only does not increase a woman's risk of breast cancer , it may play a key role in warding off the disease. Glaser believes this will probably remain the status quo for a while, given the prohibitive cost of conducting the long term safety studies needed to acquire FDA acceptance that is more total.