Testosterone also known as male hormone, that increases sexual desire, body muscles and anger management. This hormone also found in women less than me, and helps women to control their anger. Low testosterone has its risks and problems.
What are symptoms of low testosterone in women?
- Lack of sexual desire
Low testosterone leads to reduction and lack of sexual desire. This hormone affects on orgasm, so, any changes in amount of testosterone, affects on your desire.
You may feel fatigue special time of a day. But this feeling all day long, or when you are doing exercise can be dangerous.
- Unable to underweight
Muscles and aft find their proper place in body by secreting testosterone, so, lack of testosterone disturbs balance of fat.
Low testosterone results in stability of fat and losing muscles mass.
- Osteoporosis (fragile bones)
Osteoporosis always known as a female diseases and leads to weakness of bones. Low testosterone is a key factor in losing density of bones. For most women, this problem occurs after menopause, in this period, level of hormones decreases.
Depression has various cause. But low testosterone can be one causes of depression. Women who are between 25- 46 may experience this problem more. Women with normal level of testosterone, have symptoms of depression and anxiety for a long time.
If you have any mentioned signs and symptoms, should refer to a gynecologist, to measure the amount of testosterone in your blood . Because testosterone levels fluctuate throughout the day, several measurements will need to be taken to detect a deficiency. Doctors prefer, if possible, to test levels early in the morning since this is when testosterone levels are at their highest.
Symptoms of low testosterone:
- Poor tolerance for exercise
- Dry skin
- Thinning skin
- Loss of muscles tone in legs and arms
- Loss of bone density
- Weight gain around the abdomen
- Depression and/ or anxiety
Testosterone treatment usually is not advised for men with prostate cancer. Hedges says some of the associations between testosterone replacement therapy and prostate health are currently being challenged. In his practice, he does offer testosterone treatment to men who have been treated for prostate cancer.