Low Sex Drive

A decrease in libido, or low sex desire can affect men and women at all ages of their life cycle.  The causes of low libido can be related to medical conditions, medications, and psychological causes.  While sexual feelings and desire decrease with aging in both females and males, the change is very individualized for everyone with some individuals experiencing a marked decline in libido while others notice slight or no change in their “sex drive.”  It is important to be aware of any medications and medical conditions that can affect your libido and discuss these with your health care provider.  The natural decline in your sex hormones, Menopause for women and Andropause for men, can cause you to have a decreased libido as can a lifestyle of stress.  A clinical evaluation can help you identify underlying causes.

Some suggestions to increase your libido include:

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