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Male Menopause? Blame It on Low Estrogen

September 11, 2013
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New research says estrogen, not just testosterone, affects body fat and sex drive in men. The study, appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine gives the first evidence that too little estrogen can cause certain "male menopause" symptoms.

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