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Androgen Deficiency in Women: Understanding the Science, Controversy and Art of Treating Our Patients - Part 1

Author(s):  Cutter Christopher B

Issue:  Jan/Feb 2004 - Androgen Deficiency in Women
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Abstract:  This article and Part 2 discuss the normal endocrinology of androgens in women during their reproductive and postmenopausal years. The author covers representative literature on the therapeutic uses of androgens and discusses options that compounding pharmacists have to offer. Part 1 specifically covers sources and physiology of androgens in women; alteration of androgens in women by disease and surgery and what it has taught us; benefits of replacement therapy; and the impact of androgen administration on sexual function and mood ratings, bone density, body composition and fat distribution and cardiovascular disease.

Related Keywords: Androgen deficiency in women, Bioidentical androgen replacement, in women, Bioidentical hormone replacement, in women, Body composition, and androgen in women, Bone density, and androgen in women, Cardiovascular disease, and androgen in women, Cutter, Christopher B., MD, Fat distribution, and androgen in women, Sexual function, and androgen in women, Testosterone, in women

Related Categories: HRT

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