Low Testosterone in Women


I bet many of you thought “Whaaaat? Testosterone? That is for men not women. Right? Hummm well wrong. Testosterone is a very important hormone for women and so commonly ignored, hence the reason why I decided to post about it.

What is Testosterone?

Testosterone is an androgen hormone from the steroid group and as all sex hormones it derives from cholesterol (YES! The so called villain and with which you cannot literally live, but let’s leave that for another time).

Steroid hormones are produced both in the gonads (ovaries in women, testes in men) and adrenal glands (as well as by the placenta during pregnancy) and are fat soluble hormones that bind to the steroid receptors that exist in the cells; depending on the type of the receptor, the classification of the steroids (androgens, oestrogens, progestogens, mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids – the last two in the adrenal gland cortex, hence the…

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Claves para convertirnos en estudiantes de Medicina exitosos…! 😊 😉

Apuntes de Medicina ☺️ 👩‍⚕️

claves-para-convertirnos-enMentiríamos si en algún punto de nuestra vida estudiantil no hemos pasado por ese momento en que las obligaciones nos han superado, o en efecto, nos han parecido excesivamente fastidiosos.

Cuando pasamos a un plano superior, el universitario, se presenta un nivel de responsabilidad mayor, donde están implicados tanto los aspectos académicos como los personales,  buscando superarnos con la finalidad de desarrollarnos como un profesional completo.

Hoy en día la competencia es tan GRANDE que el “solo” tener un título universitario, no es suficiente. Con el avance de la sociedad, las demandas de miembros con mayores conocimientos y la gran variedad del manejo de idiomas en aumento.

La Medicina es una de esas carreras en las que ciertamente tienes que pasar el resto de tu vida en constante actualización, esto es necesario y fundamental, ya que (dejando el aspecto de superación de lado) los avances tecnológicos referentes a la materia ocurren…

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Aprenda a expressar as emoções. — Itanamara

É comum para a maioria de nós deixar transparecer emoções como alegria e amor; medo, tristeza e raiva. Porém, para muitos nem sempre é tão fácil. Desde a infância, muitos de nós somos influenciados pelos familiares, pessoas próximas ou até mesmo pelas circunstâncias a não expressar nossas emoções livremente. E tal comportamento, às vezes, acompanha […]

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Saving Bees — A Sagittarian Seeker

Publicado originalmente em soulgifts – Telling Tales: What’s all the buzz about bees? Bottom line is we need them. When I did a google search for ‘save the bees’ I got 2,950,000 results in 0.65 seconds. There is a lot of initiatives out there about what is happening world-wide to help save them. You can…

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Roasted Asparagus with Bacon — In Dianes Kitchen

I never thought I could make Asparagus taste any better until I put bacon with it! After all, everything is better with bacon right? Not only does it have a delicious bacon flavor, but parmesan cheese too! This Roasted Asparagus with Bacon recipe couldn’t be any easier or taste any better. So give it a try […]

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Things Happen To Be Grey. — KILLER BOREDOM

Do you just sometimes sit and wonder where all the little things that made you happy and exited vanished off. All those hopes, dreams, the brightness, the warmth. I surprisingly happened to capture this picture, which literally connects the two opposites. Not all can see it though. What’s there in that? It’s just a photo!! […]

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Stripping the Mindfulness Label — A Sagittarian Seeker

Publicado originalmente em Finding Dharma: What is Mindfulness? I think the better question would be what is it NOT. This year I have taken on the task of creating a business which offers mindfulness training and support for teachers (K-16) called Uplift Teachers. To start I completed an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course through…

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