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Sex hormones & healthy aging [white paper]

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The hormone changes linked to menopause in women and the viropause in men, are associated with, and considered to be drivers of, multiple aspects of the aging process. The sex hormones are key anabolic factors, anti-inflammatory compounds and neurotrophic factors, which is why their decline is linked to many pathologies including heart disease, sarcopenia, diabetes, dementia and mortality of all causes.

Pharmaceutical strategies designed to restore more youthful endocrine profiles have been fraught with problems, however, and this has led to the development of natural and safer alternatives.

This paper reviews the evidence for two of these, the fenugreek derivatives Libifem® and Testofen®. Download now!