Pregnancy Over 40, Trying To conceive Over 40 Testosterone NeededMany women may have a problem with an overabundance of male hormones which can lead to fertility problems.
However, some male hormones are needed for a healthy reproductive system. This article explains how androgens can actually aid in egg development:
Male sex hormones, such as testosterone, have well defined roles in male reproduction and prostate cancer. What may surprise many is that they also play an important role in female fertility. A new study finds that the presence and activity of male sex hormones in the ovaries helps regulate female fertility, likely by controlling follicle growth and development and preventing deterioration of follicles that contain growing eggs.