5 Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive
These alternative aphrodisiacs might help put you in the mood.
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Ask Your Doctor About Testosterone
If you’re postmenopausal, that is. For postmenopausal women with low desire, testosterone has been shown to increase overall sexual satisfaction, says Sharon Parish, MD, a sexual-medicine specialist and professor of medicine in clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine in White Plains, NY. Some studies of women who use the transdermal testosterone patch have found that they have an additional one or more satisfying encounters per month on average, double Addyi’s benefit. Testosterone doesn’t yet have FDA approval as a libido booster because of a lack of long-term safety data, but some doctors prescribe patches and creams off-label.