The short-term effects of high-dose testosterone on sleep, breathing, and function in older men.

@article{Liu2003TheSE,
  title={The short-term effects of high-dose testosterone on sleep, breathing, and function in older men.},
  author={Peter Y Liu and Brendon J. Yee and Susan M Wishart and M. Manero Jimenez and Dae Gun Jung and Ronald R Grunstein and David J Handelsman},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={
          3605-13
        }
}
Androgen therapy may precipitate obstructive sleep apnea in men. Despite increasing androgen use in older men, few studies have examined sleep and breathing. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies examining effects of testosterone simultaneously on sleep, breathing, and function in older men are not available. Seventeen community-dwelling healthy men over the age of 60 yr were randomized to receive three injections of im testosterone esters at weekly intervals (500 mg, 250 mg, and… CONTINUE READING
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