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How do hormones affect female sexual dysfunction?

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Hormones play an important role in regulating sexual function in women. With the decrease in the female hormone estrogen that comes with aging and menopause, many women experience some changes in sexual function as they age, including less lubrication and sensation.

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Merck. 

Mayo Clinic. 

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 7, 2019

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Merck. 

Mayo Clinic. 

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 7, 2019

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