Tag: testosterone levels

What is a Testosterone Patch?

Testosterone Patch

Testosterone is an androgen, a steroid hormone essential for males. As mentioned above, the chemical structure of testosterone is based on cholesterol. But the function of testosterone is very different. It works as a chemical signal in various tissues. It triggers and modulates cellular proliferation. It activates several genes, with a distinct effect across different …

Does Intense Exercise decrease testosterone levels?

Does Intense exercise decrease testosterone levels?

Most of us read that exercise can help in increasing testosterone levels, Yes it is true. But scientists also have reported that excessive and intense exercise can also cause a lowering of testosterone levels also known as Hypogonadism. What? Is it true that intense exercise can cause hypogonadism? Everyone speaks about the pros of exercising …

Testosterone and its role in depression in men

Testosterone and its role in depression in men

Testosterone is not only a sex hormone but also plays a vital role in the health and disease of both women and men. What? Do women need Testosterone? Yes, not only men but also women need testosterone. Let’s dig deep into the roles of testosterone in men and women. Testosterone deficiency is a common cause …

Zinc and Testosterone

Zinc and Testosterone

Most men have a question of what minerals are going to help them in increasing their testosterone levels and libido. Today let’s talk about one such mineral “Zinc” that can help in increasing Testosterone and Libido. What is Zinc and How effective is Zinc? Most people are deficient in this amazing mineral and zinc is …

What is Testosterone?

What is Testosterone?

Testosterone is the primary sex hormone found in men and is responsible for androgenic effects and anabolic effects (growth of tissues). It is also found in women but in less quantity. Women’s ovaries produce testosterone in a smaller amount. While in men, the testicles primarily make testosterone.  The production of the hormones starts to increase …