Unlike estrogen, androgen levels don't suddenly drop when you reach natural menopause. Instead, androgen production begins slowly falling in your twenties. By the time you reach menopause, you're producing about half as much as you made at puberty. However, your ovaries may still continue to produce small amounts of androgens even after menopause. Some studies show menopausal ovaries continue to produce testosterone; other studies show they do not. One thing is for sure: if your ovaries are removed or damaged, you will go into surgical or early menopause. Some women who experience surgical menopause report a drop in sexual desire and drive.
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Organic is generally a better way to for your health and also for your testosterone levels. It’s not because of anything special they put in the food or anything like that, it is because of what doesn’t go into the plants, things like pesticides and herbicides. Little do most people know that pesticides and herbicides are also contributors to lower testosterone. Studies have shown that the pesticide Chlorpyrifos has a negative effect on testosterone and this study showed that Chlorpyrifos has been found in more than 90% of Americans. Other pesticides such as Vinclozolin , Atrazine , and PCBs , have been linked to lower testosterone levels as well.