Research shows that the hormone testosterone improves sex drive — as well as other sexual problems — in certain women with sexual dysfunction.
But the long-term safety of testosterone therapy for women is unknown. For this reason, some doctors are hesitant to recommend it. Testosterone therapy usually is prescribed only for women who have sufficient estrogen levels.
Testosterone therapy might be appropriate if:
Long-term safety data on testosterone therapy for postmenopausal women who have a history of breast or uterine cancer or those who have cardiovascular or liver disease is lacking.Read the whole article
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Men always want sex, right? That’s what Jenny thought, so a few years into marriage, when her husband barely ever initiated, she started to believe he wasn’t attracted to her anymore. He claimed he was, but still never seemed to make a move. Jenny was, understandably, confused and frustrated. I see this problem...Read More
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