Loss of Libido

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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 Nation asked me to participate in their first ever live webcast discussion with Dr. Barb DePree, a Vibrant Nation sexual health expert and blogger, on the topic of “Sex After Menopause”, I was definitely interested.  Some of you may have also joined us that day as well.

The event took place on March 31, 2015 (so, yes, it’s passed – sorry), and the discussion included a range of topics such as using lubricants; understanding the role of estrogen in vaginal health and sexual response; what we can do to remedy painful sex, and tips on sexual maintenance.

I found the event to be informative and educational.  I’m a strong advocate for providing good health information for women.  Especially as we enter the years of perimenopause.  There is an astonishing lack of consistent health information for women when it comes to hormone health issues.  So anything and everything that can help women navigate through this time is fine by me.

I’m including some videos below which are clips of some of the topics which were discussed.  I encourage you to watch them.  If you would like to view more you can check them out here at Vibrant Nation’s site.

And by the way, if you haven’t checked out Vibrant Nation’s site.  Do yourself a favor and do it. It’s a wonderful online community for women over 50 (but you can still join the conversation if you’re not yet ;) ) that I frequent often.  I blog there occasionally, though not as often as I used to, and find the support of other women at this same stage of life to be incredibly supportive and nurturing.

It’s free to join and you can read posts and blogs that run the gamut of topics.  You can register here. In the meantime, check out some of the videos from the event below!

What is Menopause?

Sex After Menopause: Using Lubricants

Sex After Menopause: How Can Estrogen Help?

Sex After Menopause: Tips of Sexual Maintenance

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