Surprising new federal research suggests low testosterone isn't the only thing men need to worry about as they age. The female hormone estrogen also plays a role in the same issues tied to "low T" — such as increased body fat and diminished libido, strength, and energy.
But wellness expert Erika Schwartz, M.D., tells Newsmax Health the findings shouldn't prompt the millions of men who take testosterone to suddenly drop it and start loading up on estrogen.
The take-home message, she says: Male and female hormones are both critical to men's health in midlife and beyond. Making sure all men have adequate levels tailored to their individual needs — by supplementing them with natural bioidentical hormones — can stave off obesity-related conditions and boost their overall health.Please click here to read the full article on the NewsMax Health web site.