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Testosterone in Women: What You Need to Know

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Testosterone is considered very much a ‘male’ hormone. So it may surprise you to find that it is also an essential hormone in women and is produced by the ovaries alongside oestrogen.

While testosterone levels in women are lower than they are in men, a deficiency can have a noticeable impact. Similarly, raised levels of testosterone can leave women experiencing some really unpleasant symptoms.

Here we’ve answered some of the most common questions about testosterone in women.

What’s a “normal” level of testosterone in women?

A ‘normal’, testosterone level is typically below 2 nmol/L and retaining a normal testosterone level contributes to your overall health and wellbeing. It has key benefits for your reproductive health, energy levels and moods.

What are the symptoms of high testosterone in women?

If a woman has high testosterone levels, she may experience these symptoms:

  • Irregular periods

  • Low libido

  • Acne

  • Male pattern balding on the scalp

  • Excessive body hair

Raised testosterone levels can also contribute to polycystic ovary syndrome.

How to keep an eye on your testosterone levels

If you’re suffering any symptoms consistent with high or low testosterone levels, then a good port of call is your GP.

However, if you’re simply proactively looking to monitor your overall health and hormone levels, then one of our testosterone tests is a simple solution. It’s a simple finger prick blood test you carry out at home, return to us and we make your details results dashboard available online just a couple of days later.

Testosterone

Our testosterone test measures your total testosterone levels giving you insight on how it could be affecting your energy levels, bone health, mood, libido, and muscle growth.
Testosterone
£35
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Finger prick blood test to measure total testosterone levels.

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