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A 56-year-old female asked:

Due to menopause i suffer with dryness and lost my libido and all sexual sensation. it affects my relation with my husband, please help!

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Menopause: Discuss with your gynecologist the possibility of hormonal therapy if indicated.
Dr. Louis Cady
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Menopause: I really like the use of bioidentical hormones in menopausal women - not just those that are symptomatic like you but also to preserve cognitive function, bone retention, and to improve cardiac disease risk factors. "dryness" is assoc. With low estrogen. "no sex drive" is assoc. With low testosterone. Both are easily treated. I recommend the book slim, sane, and sexy to patients. Good info!
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 32 years experience
I recommend gynecology workup and further advice.
Jan 19, 2013

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