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  • Menopause may affect your sexual desire.
  • Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is not a form of contraception. 
  • Use contraception until at least one year after your natural periods stop.
  • If you are under 50 at the time of your last period, use contraception for another two years.
  • Condoms provide the best protection from sexually transmissible infections (STIs).
  • Talk with your partner about sex and the effects of menopause.
  • Seek advice from a professional if you need help with any sexual problem.

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Reviewed on: 04-09-2023