How to use Testosterone in a sentence
Some Chinese sounding herbs were supposed to increase testosterone.
You're seventy-five percent testosterone and the other half is ego.
Hormone therapy The male hormone therapy The male hormone called testosterone can make prostate cancer grow faster.
Weight training stimulates your muscles and promotes protein synthesis in both men and women, and weight training is the only form of exercise that has shown some positive results for testosterone increases in both men and women.
Romas isn't bad, but I can imagine most of these guys have a bit too much testosterone.Advertisement
He practically oozed testosterone.
This is the case in certain diseases where testosterone is produced, however this is not the case in normal teenage acne.
A GnRH antagonist blocks the body's ability to produce testosterone.
At the same age, the average runner also starts to experience a testosterone drop-off.
A full clinical trial was conducted to establish whether suppressing prolactin would render testosterone more effective as a contraceptive in men.Advertisement
These processes were thought to be controlled by the sex hormones - estrogen in women and testosterone in men.
Hormone Therapy Hormone therapy treats prostate cancer by depriving the body of testosterone, the male sex hormone.
In the male fetus, an enzyme, 5 alpha reductase, converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.
Because women do not produce enough testosterone they do not build muscle mass the way men do.
They are similar to and include the male hormone testosterone.Advertisement
Hormone treatments aim to stop you from making testosterone or to block the effect of testosterone on prostate cancer cells.
Women also have the hormone testosterone in their bodies.
Hormone therapy Cancer of the prostate depends on the male hormone testosterone its growth.
Even in men with just marginally low testosterone, TRT helps them perform better in their jobs.
Abnormal secretion of estrogen and high serum levels of free testosterone are also present.Advertisement
There is way too much testosterone to go around.
The more successful you are, the more testosterone you produce.
Some men with low levels of testosterone may find testosterone supplements helpful.
Women with low testosterone levels who had lost on average 18 per cent of their body weight were offered testosterone patches or placebo.
Normal range morning serum testosterone concentrations are reached during the first day of dosing.Advertisement
For example, male athletics tend to gain muscle faster then female due to the (anabolic) sex hormone testosterone.
Certain combinations of minerals, herbs and vitamins bind with the 5-alpha reductase enzyme to stop it converting testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.
The World shot put champion in 1999, Hunter is reported to have tested positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone, and testosterone.
In men, testosterone is produced by the testes.
Lust is the craving for sex, and is driven by the hormone testosterone in both men and women.Advertisement
The formal debate Is it time for a large trial of testosterone replacement therapy for older men?
Consequently, testosterone deficiency is uncommon among postmenopausal women.
Testosterone is the male hormone released into the bloodstream from the testes that causes the male secondary sex characteristics to develop during puberty.
In boys, testosterone is the primary hormone responsible for the physical changes of puberty.
Many middle schools have found their labs to be "testosterone driven", making them unappealing and downright intimidating to many young ladies.Advertisement
It's testosterone, ego, and insecurity talking.
That's just testosterone talking, and most guys get shy from time to time around their crushes.
In 2007, the American Association of Cancer Research, however, published an interesting study linking soy protein powder supplement intake with a decrease in testosterone in young men.
Check out the Jimmy Kimmel bio to find out how this former altar boy grew up to be a comedian known for his testosterone driven humor.
Furthermore, while testosterone levels are lower in older men, sex is still on the mind, just not as much as it was when the man was younger.Advertisement
This is also referred to as a loss of libido and is thought to be the result of lowered levels of the hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
In males it stimulates the testes to produce testosterone.
If the baby is male, the internal sex organs mature and begin to produce the male hormone testosterone.
There is also debate on whether the determination is shaped by hormones, particularly testosterone and estrogen, or by genes assigned at conception.
Testosterone is responsible for some masculine secondary sex characteristics such as growth of body hair and deepening voice.Advertisement
In boys a major change incurred during puberty is the increased production of testosterone, a male sex hormone, while girls experience increased production of the female hormone estrogen.
These sex hormones (especially estrogen in girls and testosterone in boys) are what causes the onset of sexual maturity.
Both the male reproductive hormone testosterone and female hormone estrogen are present in children of both sexes.
However, their balance changes at puberty, with girls producing relatively more estrogen and boys producing more testosterone.
From these glands come a flood of sex hormones-androgen and testosterone in the male, estrogen and progestin in the female-that regulate the growth and function of the sex organs.Advertisement
By mid-puberty, boys with Klinefelter syndrome have low levels of testosterone, resulting in small testicles and the inability to make sperm.
The Leydig cells in the testicles usually produce testosterone.
With Klinefelter syndrome, the Leydig cells fail to work properly causing the testosterone production to slow.
By mid-puberty, testosterone production is decreased to approximately half of normal.
The decreased testosterone also causes an increase in two other hormones, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
Testosterone injections started around the time of puberty and continued for life may help to produce more normal development, including more muscle mass, hair growth and increased sex drive.
Testosterone supplementation will not increase testicular size, decrease breast growth or correct infertility.
Anabolic steroids are compounds, derived from testosterone, which promote tissue growth and repair.
Estrogen and testosterone help to maintain bone mass and strength and may protect the cardiovascular system.
Libido is enhanced by testosterone, and male sexual performance requires androgens.
Replacement with testosterone prevents these changes, suggesting that an intact male gonadal system is required to maintain sexual function.
Tests may be done that check estrogen levels (women) and testosterone levels (men) as well as FSH levels and LH levels, the pituitary hormones that stimulate the gonads.
Testosterone replacement is available for males who are deficient.
Testosterone comes in the form of an injection, patch, or gel.
Testosterone replacement therapy can induce puberty, and at a slow pace in order to allow time for adjustment to body changes and new feelings.
Medical conditions such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome may cause hirsutism, though many healthy women experience this form of hair growth dude to genetics or a higher production of testosterone.
The presence of the hormone testosterone, popularly known to be a masculine hormone, can too be present in females.
The testosterone causes 'andronic alopecia', however fortunately, due to the presence of common female hormones; the extent of hair loss may be less.
Diagnosis for this usually type of hair loss is usually by the taking of a blood sample, to confirm the presence of testosterone.
One type of male birth control pill would use testosterone to interfere with production of sperm.
Testosterone is made naturally by a man's body.
However, doctors have discovered that giving a man extra testosterone can signal his brain to shut down sperm production.
Testosterone doesn't travel into the bloodstream from the digestive system very well, but it can be absorbed easily if it's given as an injection.
In most pills, the progestin is based on testosterone.
Once a Miss Teen Hawaii finalist, 34-year old Beatie looks like your average male thanks to plenty of testosterone, a beard, and the removal of his breasts.
According to the interview between Beatie and Oprah, Beatie had been off the testosterone for two years before trying to conceive.
The ABC News story stresses that Beatie as well as any transgender pregnant person should avoid taking testosterone during the pregnancy since the hormone can cause complications in female babies.
Research into this method of male contraception focuses on blocking the effects of two male hormones--testosterone and gonadotropin--in order to prevent the production of childbearing sperm.
A study published in the June 2009 issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that monthly injections with testosterone are safe, reliable, and effective at preventing pregnancy.
This helps reduce testosterone, which reduces acne.
While this may be related to PVPS, it may also be psychological in nature as a vasectomy does not affect a man's testosterone levels.
Because it is a precursor to testosterone, DHEA may lead to increased agitation and irritability.
While studies showed PC-SPES worked by lowering PSA and testosterone, the FDA issued a warning because it was found to contain prescription drugs that could lead to serious problems.
These watches for men are advertised as "one part stainless steel, two parts testosterone".
Yes, we actually do need cholesterol for our bodies to run efficiently, to produce hormones like estrogen and testosterone, and to provide our cells with structure.
Additionally, recreational use of hCG is considered somewhat dangerous and should not be taken for any lengthy period of time, as the negative effects on testosterone levels can have serious health consequences.
The levels of testosterone simply aren't there in women as they are in men.
While not all people increase testosterone with exercise, it is a phenomenon experienced by most men and some women.
The release of testosterone into your system can help you burn fat and build muscle, improving your body's composition.
Hormones like testosterone are major factors in your body's response to exercise, and if you've never considered the impact they have, it's time to take a look.
Even though testosterone plays a primary role in the development of male sex organs and functions, it also plays a role in muscle development, and bone and hair growth for both sexes.
Generally speaking, men produce approximately 10 times as much testosterone as women, but women tend to be more sensitive to the effects of the hormone due to the limited amount present within the female body.
As a hormone with anabolic properties, testosterone promotes protein synthesis and the development of bone and muscle.
Because men have more testosterone naturally present in their bodies, they tend to have a greater amount of muscle mass than women, and they also tend to be able to develop more muscle faster than their female counterparts.
Because testosterone affects your body's ability to develop bone and muscle, higher levels of testosterone can help you improve your body composition and increase your bone density.
Unfortunately, the benefits of testosterone sometimes lead people to try injected or ingested forms of steroids that carry potentially harmful side effects.
While you shouldn't look to anabolic steroid supplements for boosts in testosterone, there's no reason not to try to naturally boost your testosterone levels through exercise.
It is well documented that men participating in almost any form of exercise, whether it's submaximal bike riding or maximal resistance training, see an acute increase in testosterone in the hours following their workout.
With age, men do experience a decrease in circulating testosterone, or "andropause," typically at a rate of one to three percent per year.
As men stop producing as much testosterone, they begin to see decreases in muscle and bone mass.
The jury's still out regarding women and testosterone increases following exercise.
Some studies indicate that women do, in fact, experience a short-term increase in testosterone after resistance training, while other studies indicate that no increase occurs.
Pre-pubescent youth do not see increases in testosterone following exercise because they have not yet reached puberty, when sex hormones begin pumping through their bodies.
Once young men hit puberty, they begin to see increases in testosterone production following exercise, but young women do not seem to experience these same increases.
If you really want to increase testosterone with exercise, your best bet is going to be participating in strenuous resistance training exercise.
Unfortunately, there's no easy way to gauge whether or not you're experiencing an increase in testosterone with exercise.
If you're really interested in having your testosterone levels checked, ask your doctor if you can undergo a blood test immediately before and after your exercise routine.
Without a blood test, there's really no way to see what your circulating levels of testosterone are.
She was sick of hearing him talk about Alex as though he was a testosterone driven wild man.
Boys begin to produce testosterone when these hormones travel to the testes, in a process that creates sperm.
Women are genetically incapable of developing huge muscles - even female body builders usually resort to hormone supplements (testosterone is responsible for muscle size) and decades of training to develop larger muscles.
How much testosterone does it take to manage a farm?