We've all been there: your partner wants to have sex at the end of the day, but you're just not in the mood. But what if that happens every night? But if your decreased libido is mentally distressing or causing your relationship to suffer, it may be time to look into the cause of your low sex drive, officially referred to by medical professionals as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, to determine the root of the problem and work towards a solution. The first step is identifying the cause of the problem, which can be tricky.
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What really happens, according to doctors. What you probably don't detect so easily is the way your libido changes as you get older. But it does, thanks to a host of factors. Many factors—some biological, some psychological—influence whether your sex drive is on full throttle or at a standstill at any age. Anxiety and depression can also leave desire circling the drain. Frustratingly, many antidepressants that treat these conditions, as well as other medications, have the side effect of inhibiting sex drive too, says Dr. Your feelings about your partner and your relationship can also affect desire.
As someone who has always had a healthy sexual appetite, I know that I feared this symptom greatly. After all, I figured, if one has a hot flash, one can strip down to a t-shirt. But until someone invents the female equivalent of Viagra and right here is why more women need to go into the STEM fields, girls!
Last Updated: October 16, References. This article was co-authored by Tracy Zollinger Dipl. OM, L. With over 15 years of experience, Tracy specializes in a holistic approach to reproductive health, fertility, and pre and post-natal care. Tracy creates comprehensive treatment plans using acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, and western labs.