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... I found the article regarding "Do Statins Lower Male Sex Drive". The article makes clear that statins cause abnormally low levels of the male hormone testosterone. This cannot be disputed. ... (27 replies)
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Nov 21, 2009
... ntil it came back. It was 2 weeks before I was brave enough to stop the medicine I was taking for the horrible pain in my knees but one day I tried not taking it and WOW! That crippling pain I had lived with for years was GONE and has not come back since. The vertigo I lived with all those statin years was GONE! ... (7 replies)
... Can you use testosterone cream at all ? ... (12 replies)

... Yes, I agree about the cholesterol levels inhibiting the function of the brain, but I have to disagree about the testosterone and the brain. Low levels of testosterone, according to my vast research on the subject, do affect it greatly and in many ways. ... (12 replies)
... found it can cause the same thing that all statins do, a lowering of the sex drive. ... (27 replies)
... In my case they caused me more problems. It took years for the statins to even effect my cholesterol numbers but the side effects were immediate and crippeling. The damage is done though and I will pay the rest of my life for taking that stuff for the 5 to 6 years I was on it. ... (12 replies)
... L.......". Unfortunately, I'm not convinced!! Its too much of a coincidence that within a month or two of starting statins, my hair fell out considerably and hasn't come back. ... (16 replies)
... First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond. ... (5 replies)
... The added testosterone and the type that he uses is better than him being 11 years old!! His level was down to that of an 11 year old and he acts like one when it's that low!! He is totally unfit to even drive and can't even handle our finances! ... (12 replies)
... HDL ratio. Last december , i developed very severe generalized muscle inflammation, my doctor ordered cpk test and it came back in the thousands. ... (13 replies)
... ng this will not change! Finding this post has me worried now! It is a known fact that testosterone is what causes DESIRE, and cholesterol is needed for healthy testosterone production, so therefore it makes sense for statins to possibly lower Test levels, but as men age, these go down anyway slowly. ... (27 replies)
... Any medication which lowers cholesterol too much can cause ED. We need cholesterol to produce sex hormones and testosterone. If we are depleted enough, the "limp noodle" syndrome can occurr. ... (6 replies)
... Anyway, I felt very lethargic, moody and weak. I can't say that I was depressed but I had a negative feeling while on it, for sure. My doctor tested my testosterone and it was extremely low. He stopped the Crestor and one month later my testosterone was back to normal range and I was feeling much better. ... (4 replies)
May 28, 2010
... plaque in his arteries. So, what's a fella to think. My cardiologist only has me on 5mg Crestor everyother day. I am fairly active with running, road biking, and swimming, sorta a triathlete wannabe, depending on the week getting between about 6hours to 25 hours of exercise. ... (1 replies)
... creates another, this is just the same. Which is worse, lower testosterone or liver damage. I know not every one gets that of coarse, but it IS a risk, why I have not suggested this to his doctor. ... (27 replies)
... Thanks for the interesting comments. I have recently been prescribed extra testosterone as my blood test results showed that I was very low on free T. ... (6 replies)
... The Lord led me to the compounding pharmacist who had the knowledge to help us... I knew he was a strong Christian Christian and had asked him to remember us in his prayers.. he prayed with me right there in his drug store and then produced a magazine article for me to read. ... (5 replies)
... Testosterone levels can be a real problem. The higher the testosterone the more the increase in prostate cancer for men. ... (5 replies)
... e system. In men, if the cholesterol isn't high enough, they can't produce testosterone. The first thing affected is the brain as cognitive abilities are reduced and amnesia can occur... later impotence occurs. ... (12 replies)
... I am pleased that your research comvinced you that you needed to try the testosterone on your husband and that you had good results.That is great news and I hope it continues well for both of you. ... (12 replies)

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