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Should You Optimize Sexual Health as a Couple?

Sexual Health issues don’t only affect men. It affects the couple in the relationship and sexual dysfunction happens to both men and women.

As we grow older, changes to our body and health status can interfere with our sexual health. Loss of libido (sex drive) is a common problem affecting up to 1 in 5 men – and even more women – at some point in their life.


However, an unexpected loss of libido – especially when it lasts for a long time or keeps returning – can also indicate an underlying personal, medical or lifestyle problem, which can be upsetting to both partners in a relationship.


Sexual Wellness for Couples

How sexual dysfunction happens to people

Sexual dysfunction is a problem that can happen at any age during any phase of the sexual response cycle. It can prevent you from experiencing satisfaction from sexual activity.


Sexual dysfunction generally is classified into 4 categories:

Desire disorders: lack of sexual desire or interest in sex.

Arousal disorders: inability to become physically aroused or excited during sexual activity.

Orgasm disorders: delay or absence of orgasm (climax).

Pain disorders: pain during intercourse.


If you experience any of the above, it is recommended to mention it to your hormonal wellness doctor and also to your partner.


Women and Sexual Health

There are many reasons women can experience sexual dysfunction such as:

  • Environment

  • Medical or Health Related

  • Diet or Lifestyle

  • Hormone imbalance

  • Aging

As we age, the level of hormones in our bodies decline and menopause is the process specifically in females when estrogen is dramatically decreased within the body. This often causes many side effects including night sweats, fatigue, and a significant decrease in sex drive.

Hormone Therapy for Men
Men and Sexual Health

There are many reasons men can experience lower performance sexually over time. Some of these reasons can include

  • Medical reasons

  • Environmental

  • Diet related

  • Stress related

  • Lower testosterone production as we age

A decrease in testosterone can result in unwanted symptoms such as low libido, reduced muscle mass, impaired memory, slow metabolism and fatigue.


How does hormone therapy tie into this?

Unbalanced hormones play a huge role in how your level of energy, how you feel, your mood and more. Optimizing hormonal balance can be a life-changing experience that could benefit both you and your partner.


Pellet therapy is designed to provide a customized dose of hormones specifically for what your body needs, using simple blood test to determine your levels. Pellets deliver bio-identical hormones directly into the bloodstream throughout each day for up to 6 months.


Using bio-identical hormone pellets can allow your body to integrate these hormones more easily, allowing you to rejuvenate your sexual health and vitality.


Don’t feel alone with your sexual health issues, treatment options are available at Prosper Direct Health.

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