Tag: hormone health

Reduced Testosterone Caused by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Plastic

Phthalates found in plastics could block hormone involved in sexual, cognitive function Men, women and children exposed to high levels of phthalates – endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in plastics and some personal care products – tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared…

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Testosterone in Healthy Men Increases Their Brains’ Response to Threat

Testosterone, a steroid hormone, is well known to contribute to aggressive behavior in males, but the neural circuits through which testosterone exerts these effects have not been clear. Prior studies found that the administration of a single dose of testosterone influenced brain circuit function. Surprisingly,…

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