Read the labels carefully. Many companies advertise that their products are not harmful.
How do I know which is safe to use? The FDA requires testing and approval for hormones to be used in humans. The FDA reviews all data and provides a statement to ensure that there is adequate evidence of safety. FDA requires the manufacturer to provide the test results to the FDA. The manufacturer must also follow the regulations for labeling and marketing of these products. For more information about hormone products, you can read about "Sex hormones." Do the hormones I'm taking have any side effects? No. Many hormone products are safe, and can be used in the majority of people. But you are also responsible for finding and using the correct products for your health. The side effects of hormones are very common and can include: low sperm counts, high testosterone levels, low testicular volume (low spermatogenesis), low sexual ability, decreased libido, decreased sex drive, and reduced sexual pleasure. What are the risks of using the hormones I'm taking? Most people using hormones are taking the proper dose of each hormone. This is important because if you are not taking enough, the hormone can be harmful to the body, and if the dose is too low, it can cause serious side effects. You are responsible for figuring out the correct dose for your health.