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You Don’t Have To Lose Your Libido!

Oct 02, 2020

You don't have to wave goodbye to your sexy underwear and replace them with Bridget Jones full pants when you hit the menopause.

Or be like Samantha from ‘Sex In The City’ where no matter how hard she tried she couldn't reach a climax.

Do you remember that scene? I watched it in 2007. I was 41 then, and menopause wasn’t on my radar. I laughed out loud about how they subtly portrayed the taboo topic of sex and ageing women, but I also had a sense of fear about what might lie ahead.

Well- here’s the truth. You don't have to lose your libido.
You can still enjoy sexual pleasure right up into your ripe old age.

Why oestrogen dominance can reduce your libido

It might surprise you to know that there’s a strong link between oestrogen dominance and your libido.

It causes the body to become inflamed, which leads to internal stress and can have a significant impact on your body’s production of DHEA.

This important precursor hormone is produced in your adrenal glands and your ovaries and is converted into other important sex hormones such as testosterone and oestradiol.

Of course, when you’re feeling stressed, you’re also very unlikely to be feeling sexy! It might interest you to know that we release an enzyme called aromatase when we’re feeling like this.

And the crazy thing is, aromatase will convert your testosterone (which supports our libido) into more oestrogen. This means less testosterone and even more oestrogen- most definitely not what you want.

What can you do about it?

Here's the plan. Read my tips there. Below are five best foods that can maximise your libido and help you to feel sexy once more.

1. Ginger. I love ginger- it’s an anti-inflammatory food source and increases circulation, lubrication and can enhance orgasm. I love to steep fresh ginger root for 10 minutes and drink it during the day. It's so lovely.

2. Avocados. They’re simply heaven to eat. It's the healthiest fast food that's available. The fats found in avocados support the cardiovascular system which is necessary to supply blood to the clitoris, vaginal opening, and inner and outer lips for sexual satisfaction.

3. Garlic. For some, garlic is a turn-off, but it has so many health benefits. Hear me out on this one—allicin in garlic thins the blood and improves circulation, providing blood to your lady parts.

4. Celery. This crunchy veg contains something called androsterone which helps your body to produce pheromones. They get secreted through your sweat gland, and they subconsciously suggest sexual arousal.

5. Pumpkin seeds. These are a winner for so many things. They’re high in zinc which can boost your testosterone levels and increase your sexual desire.

You can see that all the myths we've been told about perimenopause and menopause simply aren't true.

I know I certainly want to have an active sex life in 10-20 years, don't you?

Your mindset is such an important foundation when it comes to any life change. So to help you understand more about perimenopause symptoms you can join this FREE webinar to figure out if you’re going through Perimenopause and how to combat its challenging symptoms.



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