Androgens - PERLA Health


Androgens are sex hormones, meaning that they are messenger molecules in the body that are involved in many reproductive processes. The most well-known androgen is testosterone (T), but there are other androgens such as dihydrotestosterone (DHT), androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS). Androgens belong to the group of adrenocortical hormones, which are produced in the adrenal glands above the kidneys, and in the ovaries in women and in the testicles in men.


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