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how to orgasm after menopause
As part of our whole body approach here at Femina PT, we look at a woman's ability to enjoy a good orgasm as an indicator of not just good pelvic health, but overall physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing as well. When Jennifer Geddes was penning an article for Parade on the subject of how to orgasm after menopause, she wanted to know more about the role pelvic health plays in the postmenopausal "Big O" puzzle so she reached out to me for my take. Here are some snippets from the article with my comments mixed in. A link to the original article is included below.

Heather Jeffcoat, DPT

Tips From the Experts on How to Orgasm After Menopause

And why it often comes down to "use it or lose it"

Let's presume you are a postmenopausal woman whose overall health is good. You eat right, get enough exercise, and live a mostly pain-free, comfortable life. Even with all that going for you, chances are your sex life has slowed down a bit from when you were younger. This is only natural, but it doesn't mean you have to shun sex altogether or enjoy it any less when that moment arrives.

As the article states:

No more periods, cramping, bloating or PMS to ruin your mood—or your plans between the sheets? It may sound divine, but entering the menopausal phase of your life can also come with a few downsides.

In short, take stock in the freedom this gives you to explore this new phase of life! Sure there are other challenges, but try to see the glass as half full, not the other way around.

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