Abstract: Symptoms of Low Testosterone or Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Int J Clin Pract. 2010 May;64(6):682-96. A practical guide to male hypogonadism in the primary care setting. Dandona P, Rosenberg MT. Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, State University of New York at Buffalo and Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, USA. Abstract There is a high prevalence of hypogonadism in the older adult male population and the proportion of older men … Read More

Abstract: Clomiphene Citrate and Testosterone Gel for Male Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

J Sex Med. 2010 Jan;7(1 Pt 1):269-76. Epub 2009 Aug 17. Clomiphene citrate and testosterone gel replacement therapy for male hypogonadism: efficacyandtreatment cost. Taylor F, Levine L. Source: Rush University Medical Center-Department of Urology, Chicago, IL, USA. frederick_taylor@rush.edu Abstract INTRODUCTION: The efficacy of oral clomiphene citrate (CC) in the treatment of male hypogonadismand male infertility (MI) with low serumtestosterone and normal gonadotropin levels has been reported. AIM: The aim of this article is to evaluate CC … Read More

Abstract: Low Testosterone and Mild Depression

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

J Clin Psychiatry. 2009 Jul;70(7):1009-16. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of testosterone treatment in hypogonadal older men with subthreshold depression (dysthymia or minor depression).  Shores MM, Kivlahan DR, Sadak TI, Li EJ, Matsumoto AM. Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Wash. 98108, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Hypogonadism and subthreshold depression are common … Read More

Abstract: Testosterone Replacement Improves Sexual Function in Men

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

J Sex Med. 2007 Nov;4(6):1757-62. Subjective sexual response to testosterone replacement therapy based on initial serum levels of total testosterone. Reyes-Vallejo L, Lazarou S, Morgentaler A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has been shown to be beneficial for men with hypogonadism. However, it is unknown how well hypogonadal … Read More

Abstract: Clomiphene (Clomid) Increases Free Testosterone

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Int J Impot Res. 2003 Jun;15(3):156-65. Clomiphene increases free testosterone levels in men with both secondary hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction: who does and does not benefit? Guay AT, Jacobson J, Perez JB, Hodge MB, Velasquez E. Source: Center for Sexual Function (Endocrinology), Peabody, Massachusetts 01960, USA. andre.t.guay@lahey.org Abstract Secondary hypogonadism is more common than primary gonadal failure and is seen in chronic and acute illnesses. Although testosterone has a role in erections, its … Read More