A common complaint for many women is the loss of libido, or sex drive. Often this symptom is associated with menopause, but adult women of varying age groups have noted a decline in sex drive [Source: Wilson]. While no one resolution exists, certain strategies can offer significant help for this condition and overall well-being.
At the foundation of this issue, most women aren’t aware of all the factors that effect libido, or the treatments available to help. Many are too embarrassed to share their worry with a physician. Patients are often told they are overstressed or depressed and given an antidepressant. Unfortunately, many medications actually make the problem worse. Many women note that stress is not the major issue, and that depression is really frustration that their libido is not in sync with that of their partner.
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