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Testosterone's Impact on Lifespan

Testosterone plays a crucial role in various aspects of men's health and well-being. New research has demonstrated that testosterone plays a role in men’s longevity and heart health.

A scientific analysis* just published concluded that men with low testosterone were at an increased risk of all-cause mortality, namely heart disease.  This article reviewed 20 studies over the last 10 years and assessed the data with a powerful conclusion. Men with a baseline testosterone less than 213 ng/dL had an increased risk of death compared to men with normal or high testosterone levels who did not. 

For men seeking to optimize their vitality, heart health, and overall quality of life, testosterone supplementation offers several compelling benefits.

Overall, for men looking to optimize their physical, mental, and sexual health, and improve their cardiovascular health can consider testosterone supplementation under the guidance of a trained healthcare professional. This is a service we feel is essential to offer our male patients.

 

*Associations of Testosterone and Related Hormones With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality and Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Men: Individual Participant Data Meta-analyses

Authors: Bu B. Yeap, MBBS, PhD, et al

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Dr. Christine James Dr. Christine James As a regional leader in obesity medicine, Dr. Christine James helps people from the Seattle area transform their lives. She provides science-backed, individualized weight loss programs at Sound Medical Weight Loss in Kirkland, Washington. Dr. James specializes in helping patients improve their overall well-being, including their cardiovascular health and conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea.

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