Two Studies Look for Ways to Improve Sex Life after Menopause

MenopauseThere are many women who complain of losing sexual desire after menopause. This feeling has been seen among women who have naturally gone into menopause phase or through surgical measures as well.

In order to revive that sex drive, two studies have been carried out. One of the studies looked out for the amount of testosterone needed to develop effects related with testosterone.

The other study evaluated a non-hormonal therapy known as flibanserin. In this study, women were asked to take flibanserin and that too 100 mg per day at the time of night sleep and others were provided with placebo.

It has been found that those women have taken the same have witnessed a rise satisfying sexual encounters (SSEs) as well a rise in sexual desire has been seen in comparison to the group taking placebo.

To talk about the testosterone study, it included women who have undergone hysterectomy and in the age group of 21 and 60. These women were having reduced testosterone level in comparison to healthy young women.

"Keeping hormone levels within the normal range for your gender and age is the safest approach. Hormones affect many systems in the body", affirmed Margery Gass from the North American Menopause Society.