Do hormones have an impact on sexual desire?

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Today I want to talk about our hormones. Are hormones connected to sexual desire? The answer is yes, since it doesn’t only depend on our mood.

According to studies made, estrogen increases sexual appetite in women, and progesterone reduces it. This hormonal change is produced during the menstrual cycle, turn on or off during the ovulation process. Regarding testosterone, it is related to the increase of female libido, but also with good mood and a sensation of well being.

When we fall in love, dopamine comes in the picture. It is related to pleasure and feelings of happiness; also with creativity, our personality and the lasting of memory.

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From a simple point of view we see how hormones are in constant interaction, and since these processes are totally different from one woman to another, it means each one of us is unique!

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