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Does Testosterone Help Women’s Sexual Function?

16/   January, 2015

I call testosterone the “confidence hormone”. With men, it’s usually pretty clear the nice level of confidence that testosterone gives them. What a lot of people don’t realize is that the right level of testosterone also can give women a feeling of self-confidence. In the right amount, meaning not too much or too little, testosterone can enhance your libido, ability to reach orgasm, energy level, muscle tone, mental clarity, and overall sense of well-being. Too much can cause crankiness (“short fuse”), acne or facial hair growth. Too little can also cause crankiness, as well as not having the good things listed above.


Osphena – New Help for Women’s Sexual Function

16/   August, 2013

Just a few short months ago, in February of this year, the FDA approved a new drug for women for the treatment of pain with sexual intercourse. It is a pill taken by mouth that is NOT an estrogen, but activates the estrogen receptors in the vaginal tissue. This actually then REVERSES the effect of lack of estrogen on these tissues that happen to many women in perimenopause and menopause.

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