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    Healthy Libido

    Low Sex Drive? How to Maintain a Healthy Libido for Women By Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND  Libido in women is dictated by two main physical influences: a) hormones like estrogen, testosterone and oxytocin and b) brain chemicals called neurotransmitters like dopamine. A significant sign of hormone imbalance is a lack of ovulation or anovulation. Ovulation increases libido because there is a biological urge to reproduce when a woman ovulates.  Women often find their libido drops while on the birth control pill because the pill is suppressing ovulation. For women who aren’t on the pill the solution to a low libido because of anovulation is to determine why ovulation isn’t happening…

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