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Lost that Loving Feeling? Menopause & Libido

So what the heck is really going on with the libido during menopause?

In this episode, Betty talks all about menopause, the loss of sex hormones, and why women lose their libido as they age.

She’ll walk you through the physiological and psychological effects of menopause and how that’s connected to a woman’s libido. Not only that, but she’ll give you some easy tools to boost your libido no matter how old you are.

Turns out, you don’t need to lose your sexuality in the second season of life. In fact, this can be your opportunity to be freer than ever while having a killer libido!

Key Topics/Takeaways:

  • What leads to sexual function changes both pre and post-menopause.
  • The difference between men’s and women’s sexual desires and urges.
  • How interpersonal relationships affect libido.
  • What’s at play during menopause psychologically and physiologically.
  • Sexual dysfunction in men.
  • Tips to boost the pleasures of sex and increase arousal in the second phase of life.
  • How culture affects the sex drive.


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Memorable Quotes:

“Libido takes a nose dive for women long before we get to menopause.” (1:29, Betty)

“For women, if we don’t feel connected, if we don’t feel appreciated, if we don’t feel the right feelings inside, we’re not gonna have a lot of sexual interest.” (2:05, Betty)

“For most people, particularly women that have too much on their to-do list, sex becomes a to-do list item rather than something that you look forward to.” (7:57, Betty)

“I truly believe that sexuality is something that should continue through our adult, and I don’t like using the word senior, but our second season of life.” (19:41, Betty)

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Certified Nutritionist & Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner
CEO & Founder, Living Well Dallas Functional Medicine Center

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Menopause Metabolism Mastery



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