What hormones cause female arousal?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 06/07/2018

Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are the hormones responsible for increasing sexual desire in females. However, the most influential hormone, and the one that increases libido the most, is testosterone.

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Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
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Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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