[sharify]Most people have sex because it feels good and/or they are trying to procreate. But the benefits of sexual intercourse don’t stop there. Studies have found that sex helps to boost the immune system, enhance sleep, ease stress, lower blood pressure, reduce heart attack risk, and improve bladder control. Unfortunately, between 43 and 63 percent of American women report ongoing problems with their sexuality. The two most common complaints are:
[sharify] As women age hormone levels naturally decline and estrogen, prolactin and human growth hormone usually decrease significantly. Declining hormone levels are responsible for many menopausal symptoms and a slew of other symptoms commonly associated with aging, such as memory loss, irritability, fatigue, night sweats, loss of libido, reduced vaginal lubrication, bone density loss, reduction of skin elasticity, increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and urinary dysfunction. Fortunately, these symptoms can be prevented and/or reversed with the use of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).