Testosterone Metabolism – Why You Have Symptoms of High Testosterone When Your Lab Tests Are Normal

  The past few weeks on the blog, I have been writing about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, a condition that causes weight gain, infertility, facial hair growth, acne and irregular menstrual cycles.   If you want to learn more about this condition and its risk factors, you can read the full article here. I also recently wrote about the PCOS diet, lifestyle and supplement protocol that can help you reverse this condition and boost your fertility. You can read that article here.   PCOS is generally characterized by elevated testosterone, irregular or absent cycles and cystic ovaries. But there are many women out there who have regular cycles and no ovarian cysts but are struggling with symptoms of high testosterone.   If you know your testosterone is elevated but you don’t have a PCOS diagnosis, you can still benefit from following the PCOS protocol. But what if your testosterone is “normal” and you are still struggling with the typical symptoms of testosterone dominance? These include;   Irregular or absent periods Loss of scalp hair Excessive facial & body hair growth Acne Inability to lose weight Irritability Anger Deepening voice   This is an interesting thing. It is possible to have normal … Continue reading Testosterone Metabolism – Why You Have Symptoms of High Testosterone When Your Lab Tests Are Normal