How to Navigate This Online Resource. Changes at Midlife. Causes of Sexual Problems.
T he ups and downs of female sex drives are rarely discussed, nevermind celebrated by powerful figures. In just 24 hours, nearly women of all ages responded to our call. Others vehemently disagreed, insisting that their sex lives have only improved with age.
Women treated with testosterone also showed reduced measures of sexual concerns and sexually-associated distress. Researchers conducted a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of testosterone treatment for women, including 46 reports on 36 trials involving 8, women. Benefits include improved sexual desire, function and pleasure, together with reduced concerns and distress about sex.
Even if, as the saying goes, the brain is a woman's most important sex organ, we can't deny the role our bodies play—especially as we get older. Satisfying sex depends on several things: presence of desire, arousal, absence of pain, and an ability to reach orgasm. After menopause, libido declines, and changes in our bodies can make it difficult to get aroused, painful to have intercourse, and impossible to climax.
Would you rather watch TV than tear up the sheets with your honey? So why are you spending Saturday night binge-watching? Chalk it up to menopause.
As someone who has always had a healthy sexual appetite, I know that I feared this symptom greatly. After all, I figured, if one has a hot flash, one can strip down to a t-shirt. But until someone invents the female equivalent of Viagra and right here is why more women need to go into the STEM fields, girls!
With no need to worry about getting your period, becoming pregnant or being walked in on by your kids, your postmenopausal sex life should be stellar, right? This change has a huge impact on your sexual function. It can lower desire and make it harder for you to become aroused.
Registered in Ireland: I have a new partner and he is surprised in a good way by my sexual appetite, and so am I. Am I normal?
By Linda Kelsey for the Daily Mail. When the menopause knocks at the door, sex flies out of the window. That, at least, is the accepted wisdom. It may have come as a surprise to some, therefore — though not especially to me — when in July former tennis champion Chris Evert, now 61, blamed the menopause for the affair which ended her year marriage.