Women's sexual health

Menstruation + menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman's life, typically between ages 45 and 55, when her periods stop and her ability to reproduce comes to an end. It's also a time when hormonal changes can cause changes to sex drive and sexual function. Many women have questions about menstruation, menopause and sex, from the mechanical to the existential. Is it normal to not want to have sex? How can I fulfill my partner's needs? Is it okay to have sex during my period? How can I stay intimate, energized and feel young?

Popular questions & answers

Is it okay to have sex during menstruation?
Thanks so much for asking an important question that a lot of people are confused about. To answer your question directly, it's perfectly fine to have intercourse during…
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Can I have sex after a hysterectomy?
Thanks so much for asking a question that's on a lot of women's minds. The good news is that it's totally fine to have sex after a hysterectomy…doing so won't cause any damage,…
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Can masturbation help prevent vaginal atrophy after a hysterectomy?
Thanks so much for your great question. First, let's get on the same page about vaginal atrophy. As you probably know, the ovaries release estrogen which keeps the vaginal…
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