Testosterone is a hormone that is usually considered to be important for men. Women are not generally given a thought in this regard, but did you know that testosterone is a vital hormone necessary for women to maintain a good quality of life? All too often, the symptoms of low testosterone in women are just written off as part of getting old.
There is also, unfortunately, a misconception among women that testosterone will detract from their femininity, and make them more manly. After all, how many women do you know who are having treatment for low testosterone?
As you grow older, levels of most hormones begin to drop, and testosterone is one of the more important ones. Symptoms of low testosterone in women include much more than you might think.
Listed here are some of the most common symptoms of low testosterone in women.
- Fatigue. Even if you are sleeping well, but are constantly tired, low testosterone could be the problem.
- Weight gain. Gaining weight in midlife is so common that it is taken for granted as part of growing older. If you are unable to control your weight gain, and struggle to lose weight, or are losing muscle tone, you may have low levels of testosterone.
- A lack of interest in sex. Just as in men, low testosterone can lead to a reduced sex drive and a general lack of interest in sex.
.Testosterone plays an important part in balancing the moods in the body. If you are experiencing bouts of depression, or strange mood swings, plus anxiety, there is a possibility that your testosterone is low.
- Concentration. If you find that you are having difficulty concentrating on normal tasks, you may be suffering from low testosterone. Unfortunately, some symptoms, like concentration hassles, often mimic the classic signs of aging, which could make low testosterone difficult to identify.
- Hair loss. This is a common symptom of low testosterone, which not only applies to the head, but also to other areas of the body. You may notice that you need to shave your legs or underarms less often than normal. If this is you, it may be a sign that you have low testosterone levels.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, a simple blood test to ascertain your levels will do the trick. If the test reveals that you do indeed have low testosterone, then there are some factors to consider.
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) are hormones made from natural plant compounds and are known to be the same as the hormones produced in the human body. Research has shown that natural testosterone is less likely to cause side effects such as acne, facial hair, or baldness, that the synthetic form of testosterone may do.
Delivered in the recommended pellet form, women with low testosterone can expect to benefit from increased libido, improved mental focus, less fatigue, less joint pain, and have more energy. Click here to take the Hormone Health Test, and find out the location of your nearest Renew Office.