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What are side effects of testosterone?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Heart attack & strok

Dr. Patel pointed out the obvious side effects that you can monitor along w/drop in good cholesterol.
Too much testosterone supplementation can also increase blood pressure & thicken your blood (polycythemia). These 3 factors can increase your risk for heart attack and/or stroke. Excess testosterone can also be converted into Dht & Estradiol leading to prostate, hair & male breast issues.

In brief: Heart attack & strok

Dr. Patel pointed out the obvious side effects that you can monitor along w/drop in good cholesterol.
Too much testosterone supplementation can also increase blood pressure & thicken your blood (polycythemia). These 3 factors can increase your risk for heart attack and/or stroke. Excess testosterone can also be converted into Dht & Estradiol leading to prostate, hair & male breast issues.
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Check out http://alvinblin.blogspot.com/2013/11/testosterone-getting-to-heart-of-matter_8.html for a 3 part series on a recent study linking testosterone supplementation to heart attacks, stroke & death. It doesn't mean you can't take testosterone, just that you need to monitor very closely to minimize your risk. Only you can decide if risk is worth benefit.
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: MANY

High testosterone levels can cause unwanted hair, oily skin, acne, road rage, smaller testicles as well as changes in your cholesterol and hair loss.

In brief: MANY

High testosterone levels can cause unwanted hair, oily skin, acne, road rage, smaller testicles as well as changes in your cholesterol and hair loss.
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