FUN FACTS ABOUT TESTOSTERONE AND ITS EFFECTS
IN THE MALE AND FEMALE BODIES
Men with lower testosterone
levels are more likely to get
married than men with
higher testosterone levels.
Testosterone is necessary for
Men exposed to ovulating women maintain a
consistently higher testosterone level than men
exposed to non-ovulating women.
Elderly men who maintain their normal
testosterone levels reduce their risk for
cardiovascular disease. This is because
testosterone increases lean body mass,
lowers cholesterol and normalizes
REM Sleep increases nocturnal
Men who produce more testosterone
are more likely to be single or divorced.
Testosterone is secreted in the testicals
of males, ovaries of females and smaller
amounts through the adrenal glands.
In the United States, male testosterone
levels below 300 ng/dL (from a
morning serum sample) are
Single men who haven’t
relationships have lower
than single men
Licorice decreases women’s
Men who have children experience
decreases in their testosterone levels.
This is due to the emotional changes
that occur. This decrease helps
promote paternal care and instinct.
After watching asexually explicit movie,
men who havea 35% increase in
testosterone levels(peaking 60-90 min
after the film) willexperience
The normal adult male
testosterone levels are 20
times greater than the
normal female levels.
Men who engaged in sexual activity
after a conversation with a woman
experienced increases in their
testosterone levels. This isattributed
to the “courtship” behavior they
exhibited. [2002 study]
Men with above average testosterone
levels are much less likely to have a
heart attack, experience high blood
pressure or become overweight. They
are also more likely to rate their
health as “good” or “great”.
Testosterone levels increase after
After sex, females experience a spike
in testosterone, oxytocin and
endorphin levels after ejaculated
semen meets their cervical wall.
Testosterone in Females
Testosterone in Males
There are positive correlations
between a woman’s orgasmic
experiences and increased
Falling in love
Falling in love
Men who have random sexual encounters or
multiple partners experience large spikes of
testosterone the morning after.
Women in long distance relationships have higher
testosterone levels than women in same-city relationships.
Men’s testosteronelevels, however, do not fluctuate based
on whether or not theyare in a long-distance relationship.
Testosterone levels follow your natural
‘nyctohemeral rhythm’ and peak early each day.
Resistance training increases
Testosterone (an anabolic steroid) increases
muscle development, endurance and
strength. It does so by increasing the
muscles’ protein synthesis. This causes the
muscle fibers to grow larger and repair faster
than they typically would.
Married males who maintain bonding
activities with their family, (such as spending the
day with their spouse and children at the park)
experience no different testosterone levels
compared to times when they do not engage
in such activities.