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In the balance: Testosterone deficiency and cardiovascular health

Publication date: Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Contributor(s): Professor Mike Kirby

Male hypogonadism—also known as testosterone deficiency syndrome—occurs when the testes no longer produce enough testosterone. Testosterone deficiency may be an important factor in increasing a man's cardiovascular risk. However, the symptoms are often overlooked in older men, both by primary healthcare professionals and by patients themselves.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 3, Jul-Aug-Sep 2012
Print edition page(s): 107-109
Contributor(s): Professor Mike Kirby

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