Testosterone may improve women’s sex lives after menopause

(Monica Beyer/ Medical New Today) — A wide-ranging review of 36 trials found that testosterone may have profound positive effects on sexual function and well-being in postmenopausal women.

This review, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, included blinded randomized controlled trials of testosterone treatment that had lasted for at least 12 weeks.

In total, the research team analyzed 46 reports of 36 trials that had collectively included 8,480 participants.

The authors of the review found that the sexual health of postmenopausal women could greatly benefit from testosterone treatment. (…)

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