As women get older, they tend to have less sex. They may also find it less enjoyable than before. So far, studies have explained these tendencies by pointing the finger at physiological changes during and after menopause.
Sexual problems in women are common. They are estimated to affect around one-third of young and middle-aged women and about half of older women. A lack of sexual desire and a lack of sexual arousal often occur together.
But it does make me wonder about the future. Is there a time when sex will no longer be on the agenda? And can we—should we—change that?
Fantasies can help rev up your sex life. Myths, on the other hand, can stop desire dead in its tracks. Such myths aren't the legends from classical history.
Sexual desire is a major component of sexuality at any age, and inhibited desire is one of the main sexual dysfunctions reported by older women. Nonetheless, in medical settings, for a variety of reasons discussed herein, its assessment—as well as the assessment of older women's sexual health in general—is typically avoided or conducted by asking a single sex question. In this paper, we have reviewed the literature most of which is preliminary in nature regarding the main psychosocial and health factors that could impact older women's sexual desire, as well as potential obstacles to the assessment and treatment of this geriatric sexual issue.
Many people want and need to be close to others as they grow older. For some, this includes the desire to continue an active, satisfying sex life. With aging, that may mean adapting sexual activity to accommodate physical, health, and other changes.
Tell Congress to stop Rx greed and cut drug prices now. Overcoming challenges in desire is important, as sexual intimacy may translate to better health. Women are more than twice as likely as men to lose interest in sex in a long-term relationshipaccording to a new British study.