High testosterone levels can raise heart failure risk in men

Men with genetic predisposition to high testosterone levels could be at increased risk of developing blood clots and heart failure, a study has found.

The study, led by City University of New York researchers, aimed to determine whether endogenous testosterone has a causal role in blood clots (thromboembolism), heart failure and heart attack (myocardial infarction).

They found endogenous testosterone was positively associated with thromboembolism, heart failure, and myocardial infarction in men.

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