Cardiovascular physiology of androgens and androgen testosterone therapy in postmenopausal women.

@article{Ling2009CardiovascularPO,
  title={Cardiovascular physiology of androgens and androgen testosterone therapy in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Shanhong Ling and Paul A Komesaroff and Krishnankutty Sudhir},
  journal={Endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders drug targets},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={29-37}
}
Women before menopause are at relatively lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared with age-matched men and after menopause this gender advantage disappears. Androgen has been known to be an independent factor contributing to the higher male susceptibility to CVD, through adverse effects on lipids, blood pressure, and glucose metabolism. High androgen levels also contribute to CVD development in women with polycystic ovary syndrome as well as androgen abusing athletes and body… CONTINUE READING

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