Testosterone and the Heart 2019

Men with Testosterone deficiency tend to have a portfolio of cardiac risk factors that include Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome.  Testosterone deficiency increases the risk of Cardiovascular disease and the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome.  Many of the key symptoms of low Testosterone are sexual in nature, including erectile dysfunction,…

A New Independent Risk Factor for Heart Disease 2012

Previously identified risk factor for coronary artery and heart disease were age, low high-density lipoprotein (good cholesterol), and free testosterone.  However, free testosterone may be the strongest predictor of coronary artery disease than other factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, smoking and body mass index (obesity). An overwhelming volume of data shows that higher…