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Testosterone Therapy Used In Place of Natural Hormones in Loss of Libido

Testosterone Therapy Loss of Libido

As a woman goes through menopause, naturally or surgically, her body can experience an alteration in levels of natural hormones. As natural hormones are responsible for the proper functioning of her body, a change in normal amounts can bring about a slew of menopause symptoms. Aside from hot flashes, night (…)

Posted on: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Elevated Testosterone Levels Linked to Depression

Testosterone Levels Linked to Depression

Testosterone is an important hormone for the health of both men and women. Elevated levels of testosterone in women, however, can have potentially serious physical and psychological side effects, including depression and other mood disorders. Just like estrogen, male hormones like testosterone (medicinally known as “androgens”) have a major influence (…)

Posted on: Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Low Testosterone Predicts Anemia in Older Adults

Low Testosterone Predicts Anemia

Old women with low amounts of testosterone are at increased risk of suffering anemia, investigators report in the July 10 Issue of The Archives of Internal Medicine. Decreased testosterone levels could be a influential factor for anemia that has been generally neglected according to Dr. Luigi Ferrucci, from the National (…)

Posted on: Wednesday, June 6th, 2007