Two separate studies in Melbourne, Australia have demonstrated a significant improvement in learning ability and memory when postmenopausal women are treated with testosterone.
It is well known that testosterone is an important hormone for women for other bodily functions, but it now appears that it can help cognitive performance as well.
In one study, a group of postmenopausal women were treated for 26 weeks with transdermal testosterone or placebo. At the end of the study, the testosterone treated patients displayed significant improvement in memory when compared with the placebo group.
Pending further research, testosterone therapy may become a viable option to improve cognitive ability in postmenopausal women.