The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology surprised many doctors and patients by issuing controversial new guidelines for reducing cardiovascular risk factors,
A fairly large, retrospective study of almost 8,000 VA male patients who had a coronary arterial study and had low testosterone levels, found that those men who got supplemental testosterone had a 30% increase rate of CVD events, compared to those men who did not get testosterone treatment.
High blood cholesterol levels are known risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), and heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. One might think that, given this widely-known information, people would be good about having their cholesterol levels checked regularly.