Is Your Prescription RUINING Your Sex Drive?

Dear Reader,

If you’re a man over fifty, you’ve probably thought about your testosterone levels.

And with good reason.

Having low testosterone can make you feel fatigued, reduce your sex drive, make you gain weight and lose muscle.

But that doesn’t mean you should rush out and get a prescription for testosterone. These often just put a Band-Aid over the underlying issue.

Because here’s what most people don’t know…  if you are on certain drugs, you may be knocking your testosterone down a notch every time you pop a pill.

Take a look in your medicine cabinet. If you’ve have an opioid prescription, you’re going to want to keep reading.

A research study, presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine’s annual meeting, made some additions to the long list of side-effects from opioid pain drugs.

The research team found that long-term use of opioids in men send your risk of hypogonadism (low testosterone levels) shooting upward.

They discovered that opioids, used in pain control for long-term, increased the risk of low testosterone by one and a half times.

Now you might have guessed, testosterone is essential for men’s health.

Men need testosterone not just for fertility in their younger years but even as they age.

Testosterone helps keep the heat up in the bedroom and, what’s more, it’s vital for proper brain function, muscle development, and overall quality of life.

All of which you need well into your golden years.

There are plenty of nasty side effects of opioid use, but with low testosterone as a new addition, you should take extra steps to avoid it if you want to maintain your health in the coming years.

 

 

Dr. Scott Olson

Written By Dr. Scott Olson

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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