Testosterone therapy may conjure images of athletic enhancement. There are a lot of misconceptions about testosterone. Testosterone levels decline in both men and women over time.
Testosterone and estrogen are hormones that exist within a body's system, but they bind to estrogen and androgen receptors in the body. There must be a receptor present for binding of that hormone. Testosterone works in the brain, muscles and hair follicles where these androgen receptors are present.
Listen as Dr. Charles Ryan joins Dr. Susanne Bennett to discuss how testosterone actually works.