It may be the month of love and affection – climaxing on St Valentine’s Day – but for many women, this can be a sensitive subject. So, let’s talk … sex and relationships!
Six facts about sex and relationships from a menopause perspective:
- Women are becoming increasingly sexually active well into their 70s and beyond.
- Fluctuating and declining levels of oestrogen and testosterone may increase or decrease your sex drive (libido).
- Male sexual problems – loss of libido and erectile difficulties – are often overlooked.
- Being healthy in mind and body can increase an interest in sex.