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Recent Studies Refute Link Between High Testosterone Levels and Prostate Cancer

Despite the many benefits of testosterone replacement therapy, some men remain wary of the treatment due to concerns about the possible link between testosterone and prostate cancer. While research from the 1940s seemed to indicate a correlation between higher testosterone levels and prostate cancer growth, research in recent years has been refuting this link. Some studies are even finding that there seems to be a greater risk of prostate cancer in men with low testosterone levels.

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Consult With Dr. B to Help Resolve Menopause Related Issues

Menopause, that inevitable change of life that affects all women as mid-life decreases in estrogen contribute to myriad physiological changes that can affect the cardiovascular, genitourinary, and vascular systems, as well as impact the skin, bones, and mental well-being. Common physiological-related symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, vaginal dryness, painful sex, and pelvic dysfunction, while psychosocial symptoms can include depression, anxiety, and poor body image.

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