Normal androgen levels?

Androgen levels vary with age, gender, and other factors. Testosterone levels in adult males can range from 270-1,080 ng/dL, while females typically have 70 ng/dL or less. Abnormal levels can cause health problems and affect development. Low androgen levels can cause reduced muscle mass, sexual dysfunction, and other issues. Normal androgen levels in a human […]

What’s Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome?

Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a genetic disease where a person’s body is resistant to male hormones, causing them to have female characteristics. It is caused by a defect in the X chromosome and can result in complete or partial androgen insensitivity. There is no cure, but hormone therapy and surgery may help. Androgen insensitivity syndrome […]

What’s the free androgen index?

The free androgen index measures testosterone levels by calculating the ratio of testosterone to a sex hormone-binding protein. It is used to treat testosterone deficiency in men and low or high levels in women, and can help doctors treat low libido, osteoporosis, and ovarian disorders. High levels could indicate polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal disorder […]

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