The medical profession remains split on the issue of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and its value for old men. Side effects of hormone therapy such as tiredness, lower libido and sexual performance, and reduced muscle mass may additionally play a part, said Dr. Sumanta Pal of the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. Although it's within reason to construe that hormone therapy may have an immediate impact on the centres in the brain that control mood, it is very important to admit that the side effects of hormone therapy may additionally give rise to the growth of depression," Pal, who was not involved in the study, said by email. Results of the study were reported at the 2015 American Heart Association Scientific Session in Orlando on Monday, November 9, 2015.
Women with increased testosterone levels as a consequence of overuse or steroid use of prescribed artificial testosterone will probably develop side effects like hoarseness, male-pattern baldness, deepening of voice, excessive hair growth, and menstrual irregularities. Similarly, men may develop a bitter flavor in the mouth, changes in their libido, hair loss headaches, acne and many other oral problems.