The testosterone is a steroid hormone. It is produced in women’s ovaries and men’s testicles. The testosterone, during the period of puberty in boys, is one of the major drivers of the physical changes that happen in them, such as hair growth, deeper voice and increased muscle. It is important to have healthy levels of testosterone all through the adulthood and also during one’s old age....more
No matter how many warnings he was given, my ex-husband insisted on taking Androgel. In doing so, he ended up finding himself faced with his biggest fear: being alone. There are a good number of years in age between he and I, and we each saw advantages to that for vastly different reasons. While his reason was the assumption that he could recapture his (sexual) youth, mine was the assumption that he wanted someone who would not demand a "young man level" performance of sexual acitivity. We were both wrong. ...more
Past menopause? Feeling like you've lost some memory and learning skills? You may want to try testosterone gel.For women not on estrogen therapy, it appears that testosterone therapy protects women against cognitive decline after menopause. Testosterone plays a role in desire, bone density and energy, while improving your mood.Even in men, testosterone replacement had positive effects on their brain function.In this study with the women, no major side effects were reported.Here's the study:http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262130.php...more
A lot has been written recently about the International Association of Athletics Federation, the governing body for track and field, and the new policy they've drafted to deal with female athletes who have excessive levels of male hormones.
I love Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, I really do. As the first female president of Liberia, she has done amazing and wonderful things to heal her country from the violent civil war that destroyed so many lives in the most brutal, animalistic ways possible.
Here is some straight talk about sex, gals, from Christiane Northrup, MD. A long-time advocate for women’s intution, natural healing and self-care, we’ve come to expect Christiane to tell it like it is. In The Secret Pleasures of Menopause she
breaks surprising new ground - from the importance of self-pleasure – what the Taoist call the Art of Self-cultivation - so we know our own bodies and what pleases us
– to the news about nitric oxide, a gas vital to health and vitality
that’s emitted during any pleasurable sensation - this is not your