Tag Archives: testosterone in women

Measuring Testosterone in the Blood of Women

Measuring testosterone in the blood is a subject hotly debated among many in the medical world.   The answer is even more complex for women. Historically, it has been accepted that total testosterone in the blood is the main biochemical… Continue reading »

Androgen Deficiency in Women- Awareness Grows

Healthed, one of Australia’s leading online resources for health professionals, has published an informative and concise article on androgen deficiency in women. Androgen deficiency is otherwise known as low testosterone. This is an exciting step in raising awareness… Continue reading »

CVS bans cigarettes and improves your libido!

CVS pharmacies  will stop selling cigarettes by October this year, according to an announcement made on Wednesday. President Obama has praised the decision, saying in a statement “Today’s decision will help advance my administration’s efforts to reduce tobacco-related deaths, cancer,… Continue reading »

Hysterectomy – the latest vital statistics

Hysterectomy – the removal of a uterus- is the second most common surgery for women in the United States. In fact, more than one-third of all women in the US have had a hysterectomy by age 60, which is an… Continue reading »

Testosterone and Sex – Q&A from educational lecture (Part 3 of 3)

In late 2012 I was invited to speak at a medical conference in Malaysia on Testosterone and Sex together with internationally renown doctors Nick Delgado, USA and Malaysian O&G and Qi Gong Master Dr Amir Farid Usahak. There were over… Continue reading »

Managing Low Sexual Drive in Postmenopausal Women

The 2013 Women’s Health Update Day in Sydney Australia had over 1300 GP’s and  nurse practitioners listen to Professor John Eden from the Royal Women’s Hospital for Women present the latest findings of the use of testosterone in the management… Continue reading »

Testosterone and bio-identical hormones for menopausal symptoms – a video lecture

HealthEd runs Australia’s most popular seminars for Health Professionals. In February this year (2013), Associate Professor John Eden, reproductive endocrinologist, Medical Co-director of Gynaecology at Sydney’s Royal Women’s Hospital, Director of the Sydney Menopause Centre and Director of  the Women’s… Continue reading »

Testosterone therapy in women: Myths and misconceptions.

In a refreshingly direct and unambigious manner the authors of a recent medical paper refute the ten commonly held myths and misconceptions many doctors have about using testosterone in women. Maturitas 74 (2013):230-234 Remember women make testosterone in the ovaries… Continue reading »

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