12 Things You Don’t Know About Testosterone…But Should

African American Black Serious Businessman(BlackDoctor.org) — What exactly is testosterone anyway? When most people hear the word, they envision an aggressive-acting man lifting tons of weight at the gym and/or strutting around with a hard-to-miss swagger.

Yes, there is some truth to the above two situations: studies have shown there is a link between aggressive behavior and the need to appear “manly,” at least in competitive situations, such as with a peer or for a sexual partner.

However, there appears to be a subtler interplay between testosterone and behavior in other types of situations – in men, and surprisingly, women as well.

Here are some interesting facts about that “man-hormone.”

What exactly is testosterone?