Effects of estrogen, androgen, and progestin on sexual psychophysiology and behavior in postmenopausal women.

@article{Myers1990EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of estrogen, androgen, and progestin on sexual psychophysiology and behavior in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Lin S. Myers and Jean M. Dixen and Diane L. Morrissette and Marie S. Carmichael and J. R. Morton Davidson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1990},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={
          1124-31
        }
}
To assess the contribution of gonadal steroids to sexual behavior in aging women, we conducted a 10-week, double-blind, hormone replacement study of 40 naturally menopausal women (mean age, 58.3 yr). Prospective measurements of basal and stimulated vaginal vasocongestion and daily self-reports of mood, physical symptoms, sexual behavior, and perceived sexual pleasure were collected. Daily treatments were either conjugated equine estrogen, i.e. Premarin (P; 0.625 mg), Premarin and… CONTINUE READING
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