A Sexual Health Resource | Perimenopause and Beyond

Intimacy is an important part of our lives. MiddlesexMD is a reliableconfidential women's sexual health resource for information and products that can help you keep this part of your life vital and joyful for as long as you choose, for sex after 40, after 50, and beyond--sex after menopause.

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We at MiddlesexMD have sought out a range of effective, safe, and high-quality products to meet the various needs of midlife women and their partners. Every so often, something comes across our desks that we encourage every woman to consider. Here are a few of our current favorites, and remember that when you spend $50 standard delivery is free to U.S. addresses!.

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Q: Does having sex delay menopause?

September 08, 2020

The article you saw was mistaken: Having regular sex doesn’t affect hormone production. At 55, you’re still within the range of “normal” for reaching natural menopause, which is defined as a year without menstruation. While the average is 52, the actual age is generally from 40 to 60. What is true is that having regular sex will counter one of the most common results of menopause, which is vaginal dryness and painful intercourse. Having intercourse increases blood circulation, which keeps tissues healthy. That’s where the “use it or lose it” adage comes from: Maintaining blood supply can delay the onset of these symptoms, and lessen their severity as hormone levels continue to decline. I’m glad you and your partner are...

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