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does low estrogen have anything to do with low libido
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replied January 31st, 2012
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Hi snugglebunnie and welcome to ehealth: Estrogen helps maintain the health of your vaginal tissues and your interest in sex....However, estrogen levels drop during the transition to menopause, which can cause a double whammy...Here you may develop a decreased interest in sex as well as dryer vaginal tissues...This could result in painful or uncomfortable sex.... At the same time, women may also experience a decrease in the hormone testosterone, which boosts sex drive in both men and women..... Although many women continue to have satisfying sex during menopause and beyond, some women experience a lagging libido during this hormonal change....

If I may add, a hot sexual feeling about your partner will help awaken this part of you that sleeps...Take care...

Caroline
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