Sexual behavior frequency and menstrual cycle length in mature premenopausal women

@article{Cutler1979SexualBF,
  title={Sexual behavior frequency and menstrual cycle length in mature premenopausal women},
  author={Winnifred Cutler and Celso-Ram{\'o}n Garc{\'i}a and Abba M. Krieger},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1979},
  volume={4},
  pages={297-309}
}
Effects of age and non-hormonal contraception on menstrual cycle characteristics.
  • L. Dennerstein, G. Gotts, J. Brown
  • Medicine
    Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology
  • 1997
TLDR
It was concluded that cycle length decreases with age due to shortening of the follicular phase, with non-intrusive contraception users aged 30 years and younger had significantly longer follicular phases than did women with tubal ligation.
Coitus and menstruation in perimenopausal women.
TLDR
Women who abstained from sex during menses were not less regular in coital activity at other times nor did the data reveal them to be less orgasmic than women who did not abstain, suggesting an association between coitus during menstruation and longer and/or heavier menstrual flow.
Relationships among sexual behavior, hot flashes, and hormone levels in perimenopausal women
TLDR
It was concluded that a close association exists between increasing irregularity of menstrual cycles, hot flashes, declining estradiol levels, and declining frequency of intercourse during the perimenopause.
Controlled Studies on Women Presenting with Sexual Drive Disorder: I. Endocrine Status
  • A. Riley
  • Medicine, Biology
    Journal of sex & marital therapy
  • 2000
TLDR
A single mid-cycle blood sample was obtained from 15 premenopausal female patients presenting with lifelong absence of sexual drive and from a control group of women with intact sexual drive, finding that average coital frequency correlates with free testosterone index.
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