Sexual Pleasure

A study of 335 women aged 40-62 years showed that neither low dose estrogen pills nor anti-depression pills improved sex drive, arousal or orgasm. This study suggests that while these medications are helpful with other menopausal symptoms, we need to keep looking for ways to maintain/ improve our sex lives. Therefore, the hunt for answers continues.

Reed, S et al. "Sexual Function in Women on Estradiol or Venlafaxine for Hot Flushes" Obstetrics & Gynecology 2014; 124: 233-241

Sharan Abdul-Rahman, MD

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