Experts presented the eight signs that can signal an elevated level of testosterone in women. This list includes increased libido and excessive hair loss.
Testosterone is a male sex hormone secreted in the male testicles and in the ovaries and adrenal glands in women much smaller numbers. Optimal amount of it allows you to maintain health. The excess of rules is detrimental to the functions of the body, including the reproductive system of ladies.
Estrogen plays an important role in the regulation of hair growth, and when it is suppressed by testosterone, a man becomes susceptible to baldness. In this connection one should not overlook the excessive hair loss. Rough voice can also signal a problem. Unexplained acne, especially around the chin and cheeks can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. Associated with testosterone acne appear as large bulges or knots. High levels of the hormone lead to weight gain. This includes excessive craving for sweet and fatty processed foods.
Excessive hair growth on the face or the chest increases the probability of existing imbalances in the body. At the same time a small fluff on the upper lip most often not associated with this phenomenon. The clitoris, which seems to have grown in size can be a symptom of a tumor in the adrenal glands or the ovaries, causing an excess production of testosterone. In the list increase feelings of aggression and noticeable personality changes. Increased libido is also indicates high levels of the hormone.