Testosterone is a boon for women – you can bonk on it

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Testosterone is a boon for women – you can bonk on it

Usually thought of as a male hormone, it also plays a key role in women's health, a study reveals

Henry Bodkin

Menopausal women should be offered testosterone supplements to improve their sex life, a new study suggests.

A major review found those who took the hormone experienced significantly increased sex drive, sexual satisfaction and sense of wellbeing.

Although best known as a male hormone, testosterone is also important for female sexual health, as well as contributing to metabolic function, cognitive function and emotional state. However levels decline naturally over time...

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