Dr. Giraldi discusses where testosterone originates in females and the role that it plays in their bodies.
It comes from adrenal glands and come from the ovaries, and most of it comes from the adrenal glands. It provides them with what we usually connect with the male characteristics. It gives you sexual drive. It gives you more energy and also have some benefits on the bones, the strength of your bones and the muscles, it gives you muscles. So it’s a little like the masculine characteristics.
About Dr. Giraldi, M.D., Ph.D.:
Dr. Giraldi is associate editor for The Journal of Sexual Medicine. She is a member of the European Society for Sexual Medicine and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.