The menopause

As a human is unlikely to be self-sufficient until aged 14, the menopause may be thought of as timed to precede death by this number of years. The menopause heralds a sharp drop in oestrogen levels, leading to a loss of subcutaneous fat, an ageing appearance, and thinning of the vaginal mucosa leading to dyspareunia, both of which may lower libido. Freedom from contraception and raised levels of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone may have the opposite effect. Hallstrom (8) reported on the sexual activity of 586 subjects aged 38 to 54. He found that the loss of libido was due more to the menopause than to age, but social factors also played a part. Hawton et a/.(9) selected and age-matched 34 menstruating women with 34 who had ceased. Age had more effect than the menopause. McCoy and Davidson1,' followed 43 women through their menopause and found a slight decrease in interest, coital frequency, and responsiveness.

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Natural Cures For Menopause

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