A/N: Just an informative article to help you understand Edward in the next chapter, which will be up later this week.
The androgen hormone testosterone is secreted in the adrenal glands and
ovaries in women and in the adrenal glands and testes in men. The
hormone is closely related to optimal sexual performance in both men and
women. Bipolar disorder, which is associated with depression and mania,
may worsen due to an imbalance in testosterone levels, particularly in
HIGH TESTOSTERONE AND MANIA
High testosterone levels, on the other hand, are more likely to give
rise to symptoms of mania. Excessive amounts of available testosterone
in the bloodstream can give rise to irritability, aggressiveness,
vindictiveness and a desire to act. The extreme energy levels that can
accompany high testosterone levels can also distort rational thought
processes and lead to irrational decision making. All of these are
symptoms that also accompany states of clinically diagnosed mania.