Boys Going Through Puberty Should Avoid Testosterone Boosters

Some health food stores are recommending testosterone boosters to teenage male athletes, which can adversely affect their body’s own testosterone production. Ruth Milanaik, DO, director of the neonatal follow-up program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, and her colleagues presented a poster during the Pediatric Academic Societies’ annual meeting last weekend about a sampling of health food store sales associates recommended testosterone boosters to some 15-year-old boys.

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