Biologically, there may be a reason women cry more than men: Testosterone may inhibit crying, while the hormone prolactin (seen in higher levels in women) may promote it.
Biologically, there may be a reason women cry more than men: Testosterone may inhibit crying, while the hormone prolactin (seen in higher levels in women) may promote it. But a desire to cry is not all nature. A study of people in 35 countries found that the difference between how often men and women cry may be more pronounced in countries that allow greater freedom of expression and social resources, such as Chile, Sweden and the United States. Ghana, Nigeria and Nepal, on the other hand, reported only slightly higher tear rates for women…
Low sex driveErectile dysfunctionDecreased sense of well-beingDepressed moodDifficulties with concentration and memoryFatigueMoodiness and irritabilityLoss of muscular strengthOther changes that occur with low testosterone include:A decrease in hemoglobin and mild anemiaA decrease in body hairThinning of the bones (osteoporosis)Increased body fatBreast development (gynecomastia)Infertility
Studies have also shown that a woman's risk of breast cancer is related to the estrogen and progesterone made by her ovaries (known as endogenous estrogen and progesterone). Being exposed for a long time and/or to high levels of these hormones has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.
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