3 Interesting Facts About How Testosterone Works In Women


1. Generally a female body converts the testosterone produced in their body into female sex hormones. During puberty, male and females experience a surge of testosterone and oestrogen. This initial surge lasts throughout their lives, until their final stage of adulthood.

2. Majorly the roles of these sex hormones help in the development of the secondary sex characteristics such as deep or higher voices, facial hair growth, and breast development. There are a lot of times the females do not develop any male characteristics as testosterone acts differently in their bodies and they readily get converted to oestrogens.

3. When there is an imbalance in conversion of testosterone to oestrogen in a female body, women may experience masculinisation.