Can women still have true orgasms and self-lubricate after menopause?
There is a mistaken belief among many people – both men and women – that when a woman reaches menopause she is no longer desirable and her libido and ability to enjoy sex are over. However, this is far from the truth. While there are still some women’s health challenges associated with menopause that can affect a woman’s sex life, a woman can expect to lead a healthy, fulfilling sex life after menopause. Menopause signifies the end of a woman’s fertile years. This fertility is not synonymous with poor women’s health and poor sexual enjoyment nor is it needed for a woman to require sexual fulfillment, affection and intimacy. This does not mean that achieving orgasm will necessarily be as easy as it was prior to menopause, but it most certainly is possible if you look after your physical and emotional health before, during and after menopause. Some of the challenges of reaching orgasm are directly related to physical women’s health changes that you experience during the menopausal transi