Sexuality in menopause is tricky. Libido may be less robust than in previous years, or missing altogether.

Vaginal dryness or atrophy can make penetrative sex painful.

Weight gain, digestive issues, hair loss, and dry skin can leave us feeling distinctly unsexy and give our self-esteem a gut punch.

Add to that the challenges of a verrrrrrry long stretch of "us time," and romance, intimacy, menopause and sex become about as interesting as cleaning out the refrigerator.

Covid-19 sexual health in menopause with Dr Laurie Mintz

So what do you do when menopause and/or COVID 19 derails your love train?

We brought back "sexpert," psychologist, and author Dr. Laurie Mintz and our own Chief Medical Officer OB/GYN Dr. Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su to talk about how relationships and intimacy can survive and thrive in difficult times.

Watch the video of their conversation on the Gennev YouTube channel, then subscribe so you never miss an episode. 

 

TRANSCRIPT COMING SOON

How is your sex life surviving COVID 19 and menopause? We'd love to know how you're managing to keep the flame alight. And if you're struggling, feel free to share that too, in the Gennev Community forums

 
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