Testosterone in women

Yes women have the male hormone testosterone too. However, excessive levels can by frustrating and embarrassing for some women as it leads to things such as acne, hair growth, deepening of voice and so on.

But not to worry so I say and yes it is easy said than done. There are some things you can easily incorporate to get your body and hormones back in check.

Supplement: cauliflower and broccoli, and is known to reduce androgens, or male sex hormones among which is testosterone. Taken daily, 120 mg should help correct your hormonal balance.

Start steeping: drink herbal teas to help you lower your testosterone levels. Perhaps one of the best and tastiest herbs for correcting this problem is spearmint. Studies performed at the Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, Turkey, show that women drinking two cups of spearmint tea for five days significantly lowered their androgen levels. Other herbs known to reduce testosterone levels include black cohosh 20 to 40 mg twice daily, saw palmetto 160 mg twice daily and chaste tree 20 to 40 mg daily.

Acupuncture: consult a TICM doctor regarding treatment for hirsutism and high testosterone. The University of Maryland Medical Centre reports that a study of women treated with acupuncture for their hirsutism showed a reduction of hair length and density, as well as testosterone levels.

Other herbs and supplements that are shown to help readjust restoring levelled are flaxseed, reishi mushroom, red clover, chasteberry, shatavari.

It can take some work, but it is entirely possible to get your testosterone levels regulated naturally.

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