Testosterone

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Hormonal Balance: How to Lose Weight by Understanding Your Hormones and Metabolism by Scott Isaacs Dr. Bob's Guide to Balancing Female Hormones

Testosterone is the principal androgen or male sex a hormone and is secreted primarily by the testes (male endocrine glands in the scrotum).

Testosterone is important for :

  • Development and function of male sex organs.
  • Secondary sexual characteristics. e.g. body hair, muscle development, voice change.

 


See also: What is a Hormone ?

For further general information including the locations of the endocrine glands, see the Endocrine Glands of the Human Body.

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