Testosterone and mortality

T. Hugh Jones

in Testosterone Deficiency in Men

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199651672
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742958 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Endocrinology Library

Testosterone and mortality

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Low testosterone is associated with an increased risk of early mortality in the majority of population studies. Low testosterone in some studies is linked to cardiovascular death. Low testosterone is a strong biomarker of ill health. Testosterone replacement therapy improves cardiovascular risk factors. Testosterone replacement in two retrospective studies is associated with improved survival.

Chapter.  2474 words. 

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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