New Horizons in Testosterone and the Ageing Male

Tomás Ahern; Frederick C. W. Wu


Age Ageing. 2015;44(2):188-195. 

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LOH Appears to Have Some Features Consistent With Classical Hypogonadism

In EMAS, men with LOH were older, had higher BMI, had lower muscle mass, had lower BMD, had lower haemoglobin levels and had slower walk speeds than men without LOH, suggesting similarity with classical hypogonadism (Figure 2). These features correlate weakly with testosterone levels, however, and are mimicked by chronic illness and the ageing process.