Testosterone

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Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone that is produced primarily in the testicles for men and the ovaries and adrenal glands for women. This hormone is essential to the development of male growth and masculine characteristics. For women, testosterone comes in much smaller amounts. Testosterone production increases about 30 times more during adolescence and early adulthood. After early adulthood, it’s natural for levels to drop slightly each year. 

Testosterone plays a key role in your:

  • muscle mass and bones
  • facial and pubic hair
  • body’s development of deeper voices
  • sex drive
  • mood and quality of life
  • verbal memory and thinking ability
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