Have you heard of the expression, "You don't stop playing because you age, you age because you stop playing." ?
Well I think something similar is going on with our libido during menopause.
Yes the initial hormone decline may cause our libido to drop but it's OUR job to re-ignite it otherwise we end up in the trap that goes: 'you don't stop having sex because of menopause, you menopause because you stop having sex.'
Maybe that's not actual science, but there's something in the idea which feels important and certainly goes along with the theory of stereotype embodiment.
The health benefits of sex and orgasms are phenomenal.
The increased levels of nitric oxide released during orgasm bring improvements in:
cardiovascular health including blood pressure.
memory and overall brain function.
all of which support a healthier menopause and so I...