Why Do Women Need Testosterone?
When most people think of vital hormones for women, estrogen and progesterone are quick to pop up, but what about testosterone? Unbeknownst to many people, testosterone is principally produced by a woman’s ovaries and secondary by adrenal glands to aid in the development of bone strength, lean muscle mass, libido, and energy levels. Just like estrogen and progesterone, it’s vital to a woman’s well-being that her testosterone levels are properly maintained.
According to various studies conducted by Dr. Nancy Lebowitz and Dr. Rebecca Glasser, testosterone levels in women can be attributed to the following:
- Strong evidence that testosterone not only safely treats the symptoms of breast cancer but can also prevent and limit the course of the disease
- Protects the brain and nervous system and is beneficial in treating Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, traumatic spinal cord injuries, seizures, MS, and PTSD
- Improves sleep, modifies depression, irritability and anxiety, increases energy, mental activity, memory, focus and, alleviates migraine pain
- Part of testosterone is converted into estrogen through a process called aromatization that helps with cardiovascular health and menopause symptoms
How is Testosterone administered?
At Advanced Hormone Solutions, we specialize in the plant-based SottoPelle protocol for administering Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. This method includes seamlessly inserting pellets into a small incision just beneath the upper layer of skin and covered with a simple dressing. The pellet implants are absorbed directly in to the bloodstream, slowly and consistently, on a 24 hour 365-day basis. Pellets are the preferred method of testosterone replacement therapy because other forms (synthetic) runs the risk of causing clotting issues and liver damage and can be inconsistently absorbed.
To learn more about why testosterone is vital for a woman’s health or to see if you are a candidate, please visit our consultation page and we will get back to you as soon as possible: https://advancedhormonesolutions.com/consultation-form/.