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December Hormone Men's health is a big issue: hormone replacement, sports or fenugreek? Berlin, 2nd of December 2013. Various, mostly hormonal anti-aging treatments for men to prevent skin and muscle relaxation, hair loss, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, bone softening or genital shrinkage, industrial and medical promise in unison. But the drug intervention in the hormone system have often fatal consequences. Not infrequently they lead to the opposite of the actually desired effects. For example, to sterility, testicular regression, sperm abnormalities, fat storage, or increasing breast approach (gynecomastia), metabolic syndrome, increased heart attacks, fat metabolism disorders or osteoporosis (1). Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women in menopause had already led to similar to fatal consequences. Here especially the significantly increased cancer risk contributed to the extensive stop of substitution therapy. In short, Although with hormone preparations worldwide billions are implemented, there is no evidence for "its sustained effectiveness, neither in typical diseases of man" at the age as a general anti-aging action. Actually effective, vigorous sporting activities (aerobic endurance) and calorie restriction is so since about 10 years are increasingly clear. But it took until the causality of important processes of aging was evident in this sector of the biomedical basic research. "At first, it seemed that that loss of function of the mitochondria, the power plants" of cells, a major cause for the disappearance then the muscles in the age (senile...