We have heard about it before but do we really know what its function is? We are talking here about testosterone — a steroid hormone that plays a very important role in the reproductive system. Here are some of the functions of this hormone in your body.
Without this hormone from the androgen group, males will not have normal development of sperm. This serves as an important “ingredient” so that sperms function as they should. Without this hormone, male reproductive tissues, testis and prostate, will not develop properly. In addition, a person’s mental and physical energy is greatly affected with the increase or decrease of this steroid hormone. It also helps the state of muscles, hair growth and muscles. With this being said, it also helps a person become healthy by preventing the occurrence of osteoporosis. These hormones are the ones responsible for the deepening of the voice and growth of axillary hair.