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Does testosterone have an effect on the heart?

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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Seems so

There have been a number of studies over the past couple of years that show that cardiovascular events (heart attacks) are higher in men who are on replacement testosterone.

In brief: Seems so

There have been a number of studies over the past couple of years that show that cardiovascular events (heart attacks) are higher in men who are on replacement testosterone.
Dr. Lori Wagner
Dr. Lori Wagner
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Probably

I researched this and found conflicting information.
There was a conference on this subject in 2005 published in the journal of the american college of cardiology which concluded that, "serious side effects may result from the use of [testosterone], including cardiac hypertrophy, myocyte necrosis, myocarditis, fibrosis, coronary thrombosis, and sudden death (even at recommended dosing) (2- 3).".

In brief: Probably

I researched this and found conflicting information.
There was a conference on this subject in 2005 published in the journal of the american college of cardiology which concluded that, "serious side effects may result from the use of [testosterone], including cardiac hypertrophy, myocyte necrosis, myocarditis, fibrosis, coronary thrombosis, and sudden death (even at recommended dosing) (2- 3).".
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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