During menopause, why do some women battle sexual dysfunction more than others?

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Women with severe menopausal symptoms and those having more anxiety during sex were more likely to suffer from sexual dysfunction.


(Study Finds) — For women going through menopause, sexual dysfunction can be a common symptom. But some women experience the frustration of a fading libido far worse than others. Recent research published by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) may explain why.

Because each woman experiences menopause differently, hormones are thought to regulate the change in sexual behavior following this transition. Hormone therapy may be an effective treatment for women who suffer from sexual dysfunction.

Symptoms such as hot flashes, weight fluctuations, and mood swings are common during menopause. However, many women also suffer from a decrease in sex drive and the ability to be satisfied sexually. (…)

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