7 Things You Must Know About Hormones

by Jackie Wicks

Pregnant female hormonesTestosterone – Women

In women, about half their testosterone is produced in the ovaries. It contributes to sexual arousal, but testosterone is more than a sex hormone. In both men and women it helps with brain function, increases bone and muscle mass as well as fat distribution, and contributes to increased energy levels.

To learn about the critical role of the adrenal hormones such as adrenalin and cortisol, read our posting here.

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