Maca Helps Sexual Dysfunction In Postmenopausal Women

In a study published in the journal CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, 14 postmenopausal  women were given between 500mg and 900mg of Maca per day.  In just six weeks, their sexual dysfunction had improved by 34% over women taking a placebo pill.  The women taking Maca also experience a 30% drop in anxiety and depression during the same 6 week test period.

This large a drop in pyschological symptoms rivals the results you might achieve with an antidepressant drug.  Antidepressants, of course, tend to cause sexual side effects rather than relieve them.

Maca is a root vegetable traditionally used in Peru.  It is in a class of plant extracts called adaptogens.  Adaptogens help your body adapt to stress.

CNS Neurosci Ther 2008

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