Facts: How much do you know about testosterone?
Updated: Apr 24
Did you know that testosterone is not just a male hormone but women produce and need testosterone too? When the testosterone produced from male associates with muscle mass and facial hair grwoth, it plays a role in bone density, sex drive, and grwoth of body hair. Women usually 1/10 of amount compared to men, but it is still an important hormone for the wellbeing.
Another fun fact about testosterone is that the male and female with certain amount of higher levels of testosterone tend to show the better feeling of well-being and happiness. Make sure that you do not have too much higher level of testorone because you may show more risk-taking behavior than the low and average person.
(1) Current Opinion in Urology, Testosterone therapy improves well being and psychological health, 2017
(2) verywellhealth, What Are Normal Testosterone Levels?, 2023
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