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Emerging Evidence for Androgen Replacement Therapy in Aging Men

Author(s):  Bramwell Bethany L

Issue:  Mar/Apr 2010 - Compounding for Men
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Abstract:  The age-related changes in organ and system function of an individual increase the risk of developing certain diseases. The data presented in this article reviews current literature on the specific physiological effects of androgen deficiency in disease states and the risks and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy specifically in the areas of urologic, cardiac, and endocrine health.

Related Keywords: Bethany L. Bramwell, BS Pharm, RPh, male aging, androgen deficiency, testosterone replacement therapy, hypogonadism, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, topical preparations, estrogens, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, abdominal obesity, literature review, formulation

Related Categories: FORMULATIONS, GERIATRICS, CARDIOLOGY, ENDOCRINOLOGY/HORMONES/ MENOPAUSE/ANDROPAUSE, LITERATURE REVIEW, UROLOGY/URINARY TRACT

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