Call Us: 954-688-4072

A Good Night’s Sleep is Good for Your Libido


Published May 17, 2023

If there is anything that women complain is the source of their lost libido – it’s stress and fatigue. It is difficult to enjoy sex when sleep seems so much more appealing. Fortunately, training in preventive medicine allows me to offer real solutions for eliminating sources of stress and curbing fatigue – giving women their energy back and revving their desire for sex once again.

Sleep would top the list of priorities – if you were to survey the group of doctors I work with, I venture that all of them would say that no patient is more grateful than those who experience a quality night’s sleep for the first time in many years.  According to the National Sleep Foundation, 20 percent of adults feel too tired for sex. For women, one of the most common reasons for missing out on high quality sleep is due to the symptoms of hormone imbalance.

Click Here to Learn About Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms in Women

Often these nights of tossing and turning or waking at ungodly hours wide-eyed and annoyed can be remedied through bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Women with too much estrogen and too little progesterone will suffer sleep loss, as well as women suffering from excess testosterone or supplementing adrenal extracts when they are not needed.

If your hormones are in-check, but sleep still eludes you, a sleep journal may help you pinpoint the reasons for your losses. Simply recording the number of hours you sleep and your mood and energy levels before you fall asleep and after you wake up, for a few weeks, can help you determine what habits are inhibiting your sleep cycle.  For example, many individuals discover that alcohol before bedtime steals quality shut-eye, while other discover that adding some physical activity to their day helps them sleep like a baby.

Once you pinpoint your personal needs for quality sleep, you can develop a bedtime routine.  I like to also give my patients these tips for creating an inviting sleep environment and maybe even incorporating some sexy time with your partner (once you are caught up on sleep.):

Once you achieve adequate sleep, you will begin to see improvements in your desire for sex.  Maintain your bedroom as a haven for sleep and sex only – this will keep stress and energy-zapping feelings at the door.

The post A Good Night’s Sleep is Good for Your Libido appeared first on BodyLogicMD.

See all testimonials →

What our clients say about us

*Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your healthcare regimen. See our Full Disclaimer.
  • I can’t say enough about the difference that the team at BodyLogicMD of Fort Lauderdale has made in improving my Hashimoto’s [disease] and overall health! I feel like a new person and the results have truly been dramatic. The team at BodyLogicMD offers a very comprehensive approach to understanding what your body really needs and the steps to get there.…Read More
  • I have been a patient of Dr. Thackrey for 5 years and have been extremely happy with my results since my initial visit. I originally came to Dr. Thackrey for my hypothyroidism. Not only did Dr. Thackrey help me get this under control with the proper medication we also discussed the aging process since I was turning 50 years old.…Read More
  • Having been under major stress for many years, I felt I needed a new approach to caring for myself. Although I wasn't diagnosed with any MAJOR illnesses like some of my friends, (breast cancer, ovarian cancer, heart disease and diabetes). I wanted more insight into how to start living life with optimum health. Susan Compton, PA-C with BodyLogicMD offered hormone balancing, dietary changes & targeted supplements. I feel better and…Read More
  • After my hysterectomy in 2011 I felt like I had literally become menopausal overnight.  I could check off almost every classic symptom of menopause: night sweats, hot flashes, weight gain, painful intercourse and more.  My surgeon prescribed Premarin which alleviated some symptoms but I just didn't feel like me anymore.  After doing some research, I found Susan Compton at BodyLogic…Read More

Blog


May 23, 2024

The Role of Testosterone in Women’s Health: Insights into Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

Testosterone is primarily known as a male hormone, but it also plays a significant role in women’s health. Often overshadowed by estrogen and progesterone in discussions of female hormone replacement, […]

Read More
Parent Theme Menu