Testosterone influences libido and well being in women

  title={Testosterone influences libido and well being in women},
  author={Susan Ruth Davis and Jane Tran},
  journal={Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism},
There is increasing awareness of the significant and varied actions of endogenous androgens in women, and acknowledgement that women might experience symptoms secondary to androgen deficiency. There is also substantial evidence that prudent testosterone replacement is effective in relieving both the physical and psychological symptoms of androgen insufficiency in clinically affected women. However, our understanding of the actions of testosterone in women is incomplete, with no consensus as to… CONTINUE READING
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