Menopause And low libido

Treatments for Loss of Libido

Woman in a yoga pose: yoga can help to reduce stress and control loss of libidoDuring the tremulous period of menopause, one of the most potentially frustrating yet widely experienced symptoms is the loss of libido. Feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and depression may follow, as well as problems in relationships.

What is not often understood by women is how this symptom comes about and how to cope with it when it does. Through a greater understanding of one's own libido it is possible to bring it back and enjoy an even greater intimacy with one's partner during the golden years of life. Treatment is not only possible, but it is more easily attained than most expect.

Fortunately, as loss of libido is commonly directly attributed to the shifts in estrogen and testosterone that accompany menopause, it is possible to address the problem at its hormonal source. It used to be typical to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat this fundamental imbalance; however, persistent links to breast and ovarian cancer, along with heart disease and blood clots have caused most healthcare professionals to rethink this drastic option.

Many agree that the most effective approach is to combine changes in lifestyle with alternative treatment options.

Macafem is the most effective way of treating loss of libido.Read on to learn about the three main approaches to treatment of loss of libido.

Three Approaches to Treating Loss of Libido

Three levels of approaches can be taken into consideration for treating low libido. These are defined as: (1) Lifestyle Changes, (2) Alternative Medicine, and (3) Medications.

HRT capsules and pills: HRT therapy is the most common drug therapy for menopauseDoctors note that a loss of libido should only be treated when it is considered to be a problem by the woman experiencing it. Those wishing to treat a low libido are encouraged to start with the least-risky approach – lifestyle changes – before trying the next tier of treatment. As a rule of thumb, medications should only be used in severe cases of persistent symptoms.

1. Lifestyle Changes

This primary level of treatment for loss of libido involves the least amount of risk, though it does require the highest amount of self-discipline. Many times, simple changes in lifestyle can lead to significant benefits in fighting the loss of libido and achieving a higher overall level of health.

Ginko Biloba plant: herbal supplements can be very effective to treat loss of libido Combine lifestyle changes with alternative medicine to alleviate loss of libido.

JUST got diagnosed and I'm DEVASTATED

by BiPolarGal

I've suffered from depression in the past, and recently I've been having all kinds of weird symptoms. Honestly, I thought it had to be something hormonal. I've been feeling weepy, cranky, suffering from insomnia, having a hard time concentrating, low libido, etc. And then sometimes all of sudden I have amazing energy, feel on top of the world, happy and full of self confidence. But not for any apparent reason.
I've been reading about menopause and pre-menopause (I'm 40) and a lot of my symptoms seemed to match. So I went to see my OB/GYN and had my hormone levels measured, which all came back normal

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