Back to Health A to Z. Don't feel embarrassed about getting help. Lots of people experience problems with their sex drive, and seeking advice can be the first step towards resolving the issue. One of the first things to consider is whether you're happy in your relationship. Do you have any doubts or worries that could be behind your loss of sexual desire? Another thing to consider is whether the problem is a physical issue that makes sex difficult or unfulfilling.
Low Sex Drive: Common Causes and Treatment
Loss of libido (reduced sex drive) - NHS
It is the biological, driving force that makes us think about sex and behave sexually. The heart rate, breathing and blood pressure also increase. The sexual response cycle has been described as a 3-stage process in men and women: desire, arousal and orgasm. However, this may not be so straightforward in women for a number of reasons. And some women may not experience all the stages for example, they may experience desire and arousal but not orgasm.
What to Do If Your Partner Has Lost Interest in Sex
However, low libido for a long period of time may cause concern for some people. It can sometimes be an indicator of an underlying health condition. Testosterone is an important male hormone.
When you first met your partner, there was electricity, there was passion, and there was sex—lots of it! While there are dozens of reasons for lack of lust—from illness to stress to scheduling—the truth is that sex is healthy for body and mind and builds closeness, intimacy and a sense of partnership in your relationship. We invite you to recognize the real-life obstacles to your healthiest, most fulfilling sex life, so you can find ways to overcome them.