The Effects of Androgens on Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Current Therapeutic Concepts

Kirlangic O. F. , Yilmaz-Oral D. , Kaya-Sezginer E., Toktanis G., Tezgelen A. S. , Sen E., ...More

SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol.8, no.2, pp.132-155, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.esxm.2020.02.006
  • Title of Journal : SEXUAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.132-155


Introduction: Cardiometabolic syndrome (CMS), as a bunch of metabolic disorders mainly characterized by type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), hypertension, atherosclerosis, central adiposity, and abdominal obesity triggering androgen deficiency, is one of the most critical threats to men. Although many significant preclinical and clinical findings explain CMS, new approaches toward common pathophysiological mechanisms and reasonable therapeutic targets are lacking.