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“Mayo Clinic Proceedings” article discusses the potential benefits of testosterone replacement therapy on cardio vascular health for those suffering with low testosterone.

“There is an ongoing debate in the medical community regarding the effects of testosterone on cardiovascular (CV) health. The combination of the male preponderance of coronary artery disease (CAD), the protective effects of estrogen in premenopausal women, and the increased incidence of CV disease (CVD) death in men abusing anabolic steroids led to the belief that testosterone is deleterious to the male heart.1 Contrary to this view, there is mounting evidence that normal physiologic levels of testosterone are beneficial to the male CV system and that testosterone deficiency is associated with an unfavorable metabolic profile, including increased adiposity, insulin resistance, diabetes, and adverse CVD events, such as myocardial infarction (MI) and mortality.2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Despite the recurrence of these trends in the literature, no causal association has been proved, and results have been conflicting.”

Read the full article here:

http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(17)30824-8/fulltext

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