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Does using testosterone to treat depression work?

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Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years.

Per year, major depressive disorder affects an estimated 16.1 million adults in the United States alone.

There are drugs available to manage depressive symptoms, but they do not work for everyone.

Also, testosterone levels tend to drop as men age, and some studies have shown that men with lower levels are more likely to have depressive symptoms.

However, other studies have found no relationship between lower levels of testosterone and low mood.

Others still did find links between testosterone levels and depression, but only in certain groups of men.

To this end, some researchers recently carried out a meta-analysis on existing studies that looked at testosterone and depression.

According to the authors, their analysis was the


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

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