Although it is primarily a male hormone, testosterone is also produced in women's bodies in smaller amounts. Among its functions, testosterone is essential for proper ovarian function and follicular development. In addition, it also plays an important role in bone metabolism, female sexuality, cognitive function, etc.
Functions of testosterone in women
By Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Cristina Mestre Ferrer BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 01/16/2020