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Sex in Menopause City

Study: Sexual Dysfunction in Women Is Not Automatic as Years Pass

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In fact, he says, the noise currently being generated over female sexual dysfunction is such that it can actually create stress in a woman where there is none. And that, he says, can have an adverse impact on her sex life and every other aspect of her life.

"If you are not happy with how your sex life is playing out in your older years, then yes, by all means, talk to your doctor and seek a solution; but at the same time, don't feel compelled to do that or feel forced to change things based on something you read in a magazine or hear at the beauty parlor," says Goldstein.

Adds Reichman: "If we learn anything at all from this and other studies like it, it's that when it comes to sex, every woman is truly an individual and must be treated that way, in midlife and throughout her life."

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