Posted by: bescothealthcare | November 22, 2014

Testosterone may play modest role in menopausal women’s sex drive

logo-umhsStudy suggests relationships, emotional health have greater influence than hormones

Nov 20 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Levels of testosterone and other naturally-occurring reproductive hormones play a limited role in driving menopausal women’s sexual function, according to a new study conducted in Michigan and six other clinical sites across the country.

The findings, which appear in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, suggest that a woman’s relationship satisfaction and other psychosocial factors may outweigh any hormonal effects.

http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201411/testosterone-may-play-modest-role-menopausal-women’s-sex

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