Reducing weight increases a womans libido, studies have shown
Scientists have long argued that the reduction in weight allows a woman to get pregnant easier. However, recent research has shown that this is not so, but if an obese person lose weight, it will increase sex drive, writes The Daily Mail.
Team of experts from Penn State College of Medicine studied how weight loss surgery affect reproductive function Women with clinical obesity. As noted by Dr. Richard Legro, weight problems can trigger ovulation disorders. Especially dangerous if fat deposits accumulate predominantly in the abdomen.
Researchers analyzed urine samples to measure the performance of hormones produced by the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. It turned out ovulation rate remained high at 29 participating research before the operation, and for two years thereafter. Did not change and the quality of ovulation.
But the questionnaires filled out by participants, revealed that with weight it increased libido (increased rates of sexual desire and arousal). By the way, earlier scholars have argued that weight loss in obese men also increases libido.