Loss of Libido

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Vaginal Dryness & Loss of Libido in Perimenopause? You Have Options!

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Sexual issues in perimenopause (loss of libido, vaginal dryness, inability to achieve orgasm) are a huge topic in women’s health lately.  I don’t know if any of you ladies have noticed that.  But, I have. Many brands, advertisers, and medical groups have begun to focus very intensely on this topic over the past 12 months or so, and […]

June 22, 2015 CONTINUE READING →

Vibrant Nation Live Webcast Event: Sex After Menopause

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Nothing signals old age to women like loss of libido during perimenopause and menopause. Truth be told, I panicked at the thought of losing my sex drive and that I would no longer be able to enjoy a robust, passionate sex life. And I’ve heard countless other women echo the same sentiments. So when Vibrant […]

May 13, 2015 CONTINUE READING →

Dear Magnolia….My Husband Takes My Loss of Libido in Perimenopause Personally

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I received this reader comment a few weeks ago, and was so moved by it, that I wanted to feature it in this installment of “Dear Magnolia.”  The reader posted under the pseudonym “Heartbroken.” And perhaps that is why I was so touched by it.  I could hear the sorrow and pain in her words, […]

March 28, 2015 CONTINUE READING →

Sex After Menopause! Vibrant Nation Webcast Discussion! Join Me!

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Disclosure:  I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign.  I am receiving a fee for this posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post and those expressed during the live webcast are and will be my own.  I am in no way affiliated with Pfizer, the sponsor of this campaign, and do not earn […]

March 19, 2015 CONTINUE READING →

Is More Sex a Solution to Loss of Libido in Perimenopause?

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  You know how experts say that if you exercise more you’ll eventually get to the point where you look forward to it? Or, if you eat a lot of healthy foods your taste changes and you start craving them? Well, the same way of thinking can be applied to sex. Research shows that for […]

November 9, 2014 CONTINUE READING →

Menopause is a Fact of Life, Treatment Options are a Choice

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It doesn’t matter where a woman lives. It doesn’t matter what language she speaks or how she spends her day. Menopause is a fact of her life. Every day, in the U.S. alone 6,000 women begin this mid-life adventure with hot flashes, a sudden mood swings, painful vaginal dryness, night sweats, and restless sleeping patterns. […]

April 7, 2014 CONTINUE READING →

Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness: The Riddle of Illness Revealed

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It’s been hard for me to move away from this topic. Primarily because physicians like Dr. Hotze, and other healthcare providers, whom I respect, continue to address it. But, also because I think they are shining a necessary light on the issue of faulty testing procedures for hypothyroidism. Of course, the baby-boomer-rebel in me is […]

August 16, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

Sexuality in Menopause & Post Menopause Years

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There is absolutely no pun intended, but, my last post on loss of libido in menopause turned out to be one very “hot” topic. I posted it on my Facebook page and the ladies went wild. Some of them lamented the loss of their libido while others were just “fine and dandy” with not having sex post-menopause. Personally, as I always […]

July 26, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

Is the Loss of Libido in Menopause Such a Bad Thing?

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I received a comment here recently which gave me pause on this subject. The reader, Katy, had this to say (edited for length) about the loss of libido during menopause: “I am constantly amazed at how much our culture glorifies sex and pathologizes the entirely natural decline in a woman’s libido as she ages. Come on, […]

July 25, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

Valentines, Hormones & Sex (Oh My!)

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February is the month of love, and if our spouses and significant others play their cards right (read: flowers, jewelry, chocolate, and dinner), it can also be the month of great sex – or not, if you’re a woman going through perimenopause. It’s a very distressing fact for many women that when they begin to […]

February 14, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

35 Symptoms of Perimenopause: Loss of Libido

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As if perimenopause doesn’t cause enough grief, it can also kill your sex drive. It seems awfully cruel too, especially if you’ve enjoyed a healthy and satisfying sex life until then. I remember panicking when I realized that my desire for sex would diminish – or at least, that’s what I was expecting to happen.  […]

January 11, 2010 CONTINUE READING →

Perimenopause: Yes, it’s Real and No, You’re Not Going Crazy!

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Feel better?  I could have used someone telling me that about 10 years ago when I walked right into one of the fiercest hormonal battles of my life. First of all, I had never heard of peri-anything.  Menopause?  Yeah.  I had heard of that.  My mom called it “the change,” and I knew that sooner […]

March 22, 2008 CONTINUE READING →