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10/06/2017

If “Low-T” Killed Your Sex Drive, Your Television Might Be to Blame

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There are some sad truths about being an aging male. Your muscle mass usually declines. You start feeling tired more easily. And there’s a good chance either you start losing interest in sex, or start experiencing a decline in sexual performance.

Here’s another truth—your testosterone level probably ain’t what it used to be. Which raises a question—would testosterone supplementation restore some of your youthful vitality?

That is certainly what manufactures of testosterone treatments wanted people to think when they began purchasing TV time to play ads encouraging men to get their testosterone level checked. But since the early onslaught of these “Low T” ads, medical science has taught us that testosterone replacement is often unnecessary. Moreover, unnecessary replacement can potentially lead to heart disease. That makes it likely that those television ads, rather than restoring people’s vitality, shortened their lives.

(To read the rest of this article, please visit Forbes.)

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