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Testosterone on NHS ‘could help boost women’s libido’

2016-10-08T17:37:36+00:00 8 October 2016|

Women suffering from a loss of sexual desire should be offered testosterone on the NHS, a doctor has suggested.

Nick Panay, from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, told a GPs’ conference that it could also improve women’s energy and mood.

But he said there were no licensed testosterone products for women, who need much lower doses then men, and he believed testosterone should be made available to all women who could benefit.

Loss of libido affects 15% of menopausal women.

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