Testosterone Infographic

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Quick Facts about Testosterone in the human body. Interesting information of the hormone Testosterone for both men and women.

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Testosterone Infographic

  1. 1. 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 normal sperm development. 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 glycemic levels. REM Sleep increases nocturnal testosterone levels. 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 considered low. Single men who haven’t experienced many relationships have lower testosterone levels than single men with relationship experience. Licorice decreases women’s testosterone levels. 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 increased optimismand decreased exhaustion. 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 masturbation-induced orgasms. 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 testosterone levels. Falling in love decreases man’s testosterone levels. Falling in love increases a woman’s testosterone levels. 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 levels. 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.

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