Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women.

@article{Nappi2006HypoactiveSD,
  title={Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Rossella Elena Nappi and Kathrin Wawra and Sonja Schmitt},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          318-23
        }
}
Decreases in sex hormone levels with menopause may bring about a number of consequences in women's general health and sexual well-being, especially when levels decline suddenly and prematurely, as in surgical menopause. In addition to the well-established role of estrogens in preserving the biological basis of sexual response, there is emerging evidence that androgens are significant independent determinants affecting sexual desire, activity and satisfaction, as well as mood, energy and other… CONTINUE READING

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