TABLE OF CONTENTS
How to Navigate
Changes at Midlife
Sexual Problems at Midlife
Causes of Sexual Problems
Reminders & Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
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Sex is no longer a taboo subject in the healthcare setting.
Although some solutions to sexual problems don’t require a prescription or referral from a healthcare provider, you should let your provider know about your sexual problems regardless of whether you consider them “medical.” There are many reasons to do so:
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Have you discussed a sexual problem with your healthcare provider in recent years?
If your provider asks about your sex life or sexual function, don’t miss the opportunity to be frank and look for help. More important, if your provider doesn’t ask specifically about your sexual function, don’t be afraid to bring up a distressing sexual problem yourself when you’re asked, “How are you feeling?” Most providers today are comfortable addressing such a problem; if your provider is not, consider looking for another.
There is absolutely no need to suffer (or let your relationship suffer)