Do women have testosterone? How much testosterone is normal? Let’s find out everything you need to know about it.
Testosterone therapy in women: Myths and misconceptions
“Although testosterone therapy is being increasingly prescribed for men, there remain many questions and concerns about testosterone (T) and in particular, T therapy in women. A literature search was performed to elucidate the origin of, and scientific basis behind many of the concerns and assumptions about T and T therapy in women.”
“It’s thought that testosterone plays an important role in the way we think and behave. Many of the questions in the Sex ID experiment were related to theories about testosterone.”
“Should the Modern Man Be Taking Testosterone?
“By now you’ve likely seen the commercials. Fit-looking middle-age men telling you how they put on weight, had less energy, and were no longer the sexual tigers they were in their twenties — until, that is, they started rubbing testosterone gel on their shoulder, upper arm, or abdomen.”
Testosterone is associated with mating success but not attractiveness or masculinity in human males
“Testosterone is thought to mediate a trade-off between paternal effort and mating effort, such that males investing monogamously have lower testosterone than those with multiple partners.”
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