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…

Hypogonadism as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in men: a meta-analytic study – 2011 – European Society of Endocrinology

A previous major summary study evaluating the effect of Testosterone Therapy on Cardiovascular Events, showed Testosterone Therapy safety, because it was not associated with an increased risk of Cardiovascular Disease.  Similar results were also reported in another review that analyzed 51 placebo-controlled studies with follow-up ranging from 3 months up to 3 years.  While higher…