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Testosterone 'Tune-Up' Can Rev Up Sex Drive

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Erectile dysfunction and sex drive

Growing numbers of aging men turn exclusively to drugs designed to correct erectile dysfunction or ED for their sexual woes, but urologists at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston say they may be limiting their options.

"The drugs now available to treat erectile dysfunction all work better when a man's testosterone is normalized because they depend on a biochemical system in the body that is testosterone-dependent," said Dr. Larry Lipshultz, a professor of urology at BCM. "The more testosterone you have, the more the