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Does menopause cause loss of libido?

by Sonia Chartier, on 13 July 2016, Menopause, Women's Health
loss of libido

A loss of libido, interest in sex or sexual desire is a fairly common part of menopause. It becomes a problem when it leads to frustration and wreaks havoc on your relationship.

A number of factors affect libido, but you shouldn’t worry that the flame has gone out forever. For some women, it actually burns brighter after menopause. But like every good fire, you need to stoke it…

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What is Menopause?

by Sonia Chartier, on 29 March 2014, Menopause, Women's Health
What is Menopause

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments 

Menopause is not an illness, it’s a transition; part of aging.  You cannot stop the process and revert to your twenties, but you can make the transition more pleasant.

By definition, a woman reaches menopause when she has not had her period for at least 12 consecutive months, and can no longer conceive.  The process leading up to menopause can last a few years.  This process is the body’s progressive decline in producing reproductive hormones. This is most welcome for some, dreaded by others and the symptoms can feel overwhelming at times.

The typical menopausal symptoms are caused by the fall of estrogen and progesterone levels, especially if they fall precipitously or out of sync with each other.

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