Ladies and Gentlemen: The Hormone Test You Need Is Not What You Think

Estrogen is to women like dark chocolate and romantic comedies. And testosterone is practically synonymous with muscle, energy and ... sex. But women and men need both hormones to maintain good health, vitality and balance. Women need testosterone to regulate muscle loss, increase energy and strength, and to maintain sex drive. Men need estrogen for [...]

Testosterone matters, but not just for the obvious reason.

Even "normal" testosterone may be lower than ideal. Yes, “Low T” can affect your sex drive and cause erectile dysfunction. But it is also associated with many other conditions: Bone density Excess body fat and obesity Muscle strength and mass Red blood cell production Sex drive Cognitive function Sleep Fatigue Sperm production Diabetes Metabolic syndrome Depression [...]