End the confusion: Testosterone replacement options explained.

Over the past few years, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) has approved several new testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) products. Patients now have several options to choose from including those that can be applied to the skin via a gel or patch, injected into a muscle, placed in the mouth and allowed to absorb through the gums or inserted under the skin by their provider. There is no right or wrong choice, but the choice of treatment must take into account the patient’s age, existing medical conditions, previous and current response to treatment, and preference, as well as cost.

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ED under 50? Call your doctor now!

It has been known for several years now, that erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a harbinger of serious medical issues for men. But in an August 2012 Mayo Clinic Study it was found that men with ED, aged 40-49, were fifty times more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who had no ED. FIFTY times! That’s incredible! This means that having ED figures more into the risk of heart failure than obesity, smoking, cholesterol and family history! In other words, the younger you are, if you have ED, the greater the need for you to go to your doctor.

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