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In World Menopause Day: World Menopause Day 2019 the International Menopause Society explain:

Sexual Health and Menopause Snapshot“The theme of World Menopause Day 2019 is Testosterone for Women at Midlife. The information in the resources is from the Global Consensus Position Statement on the Use of Testosterone Therapy for Women, which was launched by the IMS on 2nd September 2019”.

On page one of the Patient Information Leaflet: Testosterone for Women At Midlife – Can Testosterone Really Help Us? the IMS elaborate on:

Sexual Health and Menopause Snapshot“Testosterone can help alleviate some health-related issues of menopause. Testosterone is a hormone common to both women and men, although men’s bodies produce much greater amounts. In women, testosterone is an essential hormone. Loss of sexual desire and satisfaction are common symptoms amongst postmenopausal women and testosterone, in a dose appropriate for women, can be very effective in improving sexual desire and satisfaction”.

On page three of the Patient Information Leaflet: Testosterone for Women At Midlife – Can Testosterone Really Help Us? Top Questions To Ask the IMS elaborate on:

“If you answer yes to one or more questions below you should discuss this further with your doctor, and explore what treatment might benefit you:
  1. Do you have dryness, discomfort or pain during vaginal penetration?
  2. Have you experienced a loss of sexual desire and sexual thoughts?
  3. Have you found you are less responsive to your partner sexually?
  4. Are you less responsive to sexual stimulation?
  5. Do you have difficulty reaching orgasm?
  6. If your answer is yes to any of the above, does this bother or distress you?
  7. If your answer is yes to any of the above, would you like treatment to change things?”

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