The Endocrine Society now issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) advising against using testosterone treatment in healthy women. Although the FDA approved testosterone therapy for the treatment of disorders affecting 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 anticipated to release the results of research on the safety of testosterone. The study involved nearly 800 elderly men with low testosterone and symptoms associated with this ailment, such http://tinyurl.com/zq3zb78
as sexual and physical dysfunction. Since the men's heart health was monitored, the research is expected to shed more light on the safety of testosterone treatment.
Studies have shown that testosterone deficiency is associated with a number of critical health problems like diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and bone fractures Guys who meet medical criteria for treatment should receive therapy. The truth is, your testosterone levels have probably been slowly falling for quite some time, a decline that generally starts around age 30.
No clear lower limit
of testosterone has been established; nevertheless 15 ng per dL (0.5 nmol per L) usually is used. One study 38 found that women with 0 to 10 ng per dL (0 to 0.3 nmol per L) had noticeably decreased sexual desire in all situations and absent or markedly reduced orgasms. Due to studies similar to this, supplemented with anecdotal evidence, many women are started on testosterone therapy. Most women can expect to spend one third of their lives in the postmenopausal period. Depression, rage, moodiness, insomnia, and lack of well-being are common complaints of postmenopausal women.