Heal Yourself At Home
 Cell phone? - Please view in landscape mode 

TESTOSTERONE - Predominately Male Hormone

TESTOSTERONE is a sex steroid hormone with tissue-building and androgenic (masculizing) effects:

✔  Responsible for male characteristics;

✔  Plays a large role in male sexual development

✔  Influences libido

✔  Regulates basic metabolism

✔  Stimulates red blood cell production

✔  Hinders excessive production of free radicals

✔  Facilitates protein synthesis / Builds body tissues

TESTOSTERONE is produced in testes, ovaries, and adrenal cortex


- Directly activates Androgen Receptors (ARs) - and can affect changes in muscle and brain

-  Converts to:

✔   ESTRADIOL (via aromatase enzyme) – activating ARs to affect changes particularly in hair, brain and bone

✔  DHT (via 5AR enzyme) - activating ARs to affect changes particularly in skin and prostate

Description: metabolitestestosterone

side bar
DISCLAIMER: The content on this website is intended for informational, and educational purposes only and not as a substitute for the medical advice, treatment or diagnosis of a licensed health professional. The author of this website is a researcher, not a health professional, and shall in no event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or other damages arising from any use of the content of this website. Any references to health benefits of specifically named products on this site are this website author's sole opinion and are not approved or supported by their manufacturers or distributors. COPYRIGHT 2009-2018