If painful intercourse is causing you more pain than pleasure, you’re not alone. While it’s very common to experience this during menopause, it can also occur in perimenopause.
Your body goes through many physical changes during menopause, as well as perimenopause; many of which can have an impact on sexual intercourse. These changes are primarily due to shifting hormone levels, especially a decrease in the amount of estrogen your ovaries produce. But estrogen isn’t the only imbalance that your body experiences. The good news is that there are ways to keep enjoying intercourse as your hormones are changing. Once you know why you might be experiencing painful sex, you can explore different treatment options. Luckily, there are plenty of natural solutions to help make sex enjoyable again.
On this episode, I discuss which hormones are impacted and what you need to do to balance them naturally.