Category - orgasm
Dryness, incontinence, a low libido and the loss of hormones following menopause can derail what was once a healthy sex life. And while there are a whole host of treatments available for men with sexual dysfunction such as viagra, cialis and testosterone replacement therapy, to name a few there arent many treatment options for women. What happens to your ability to orgasm after menopause? In the last few months ive talked to three women in my social circle who say that orgasm has completely stopped once they started menopause, though it was pretty easy before. Since i wrote a piece about sex after menopause, almost 100 women (and some men) have written me to share their experiences. Some of the emails have been agonizing to read, while others have been inspiring. What i now know about midlife sexuality is that no two women have the same story. You may be used to 30 orgasms a night, but the reality is that during and after menopause, you may have to work a little harder to have one or two, says dorree lynn, phd, a psychologist and sex. An ob-gyns 3 strategies for making sex better after menopause. Medically reviewed by janet brito, phd, lcsw, cst on march 26, 2018 written by jessica shepherd md, mba. Women have sexual pain or trouble achieving orgasm due to the aging process. Many of the age- and menopause-related hormone changes and vaginal changes that can dampen arousal around midlife can also affect womens enjoyment of sex and ability to achieve orgasm. Or a consistent inability to reach orgasm after adequate stimulation,. Sexual symptoms are typically a problem for women because they cause a mismatch between her partners sexual needs and her own. Getting your orgasm back after age 40 if youve lost it, never had it, or simply want a better one, read on. Weve got the tricks to help you flip from faking it to feeling it. From a low libido to feeling pain during sex, heres what you can expect and how you can make sex feel good again.