Androgen and menopause

@article{Somboonporn2006AndrogenAM,
  title={Androgen and menopause},
  author={Woraluk Somboonporn},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={427–432}
}
  • W. Somboonporn
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Purpose of review Androgen therapy is being increasingly used in the management of postmenopausal women. The most common indication is to improve sexual function. The aim of this review is to evaluate current knowledge pertaining to testosterone and sexual function in postmenopausal women. Recent findings The change of testosterone levels during the menopause transition remains controversial. A correlation of endogenous testosterone levels and sexual function is still inconclusive. A Cochrane… 
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