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Low Libido

4 Common Menopause Myths Debunked

Julie Dargan | Posted 10.16.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Many women think that they are still too young to be entering the menopause phase, when in reality they are not. "Sex and low libido"... bad press comes to mind as well as the way the media portrays a women past her prime, it is no wonder as women we dread entering the menopause.

12 Ideas For Overcoming Your Sex Obstacles

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.13.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

What is true for all of us, is at some point in our erotic lives we will struggle. The kicker is that we get to choose how we handle that struggle and I believe that we all have the power to have an incredibly, delicious erotic life.

How To Remove The Armor From Your Vagina

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.12.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

For women today, it's all about hard bodies, tightened abs and guarding our emotional and physical selves. And that makes a lot of sense for a world that lives in combat. The only thing is that it doesn't make a lot of sense for living a life of full sensuality.

I've Lost My Libido After Many Years Of Wild Sex -- And It's Okay

Suzanne Portnoy | Posted 04.08.2016 | Fifty
Suzanne Portnoy

Friends worried that I was turning into a sex addict but I knew it was a phase. After an unhappy marriage, I wanted to distance myself from my own emotions and immerse myself in the world of erotic pleasure. If you're going to be a total hedonist, there's no better time to go for it then in your 40s.

Beyond Fifty Shades: How to Star in Your Own Dominant/Submissive Movie

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

With the phenomenon of Fifty Shades of Grey, Rihanna's S&M and other popular representations, Dominant/Submissive fantasies are coming out of the dark...

5 Steps for a Mindful Approach to Low Libido

Brandy Engler | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandy Engler

I share stories of women using a mindful approach to find their natural sexual vitality. Desire is a hot-house flower; it's complicated and high maintenance. It's not amenable to pat solutions because desire is greater than the lust of our biology; it's an endeavor of the spirit, of our innermost voice longing to shine.

An Antidote For The Mid-Life Relationship Sex Blues

Pamela Madsen | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Forget the "Seven Year Itch". That's got nothing on "The Mid-life Sex Blues". Whether it's menopause or manopause; mostly it comes down to just plain...

Understanding Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) - Low Libido

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.02.2015 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

We often joke about low libido, but for many women HSDD is a serious condition. It is up to you and your healthcare professional to determine which protocol is best for your personal health needs.

The 'Little Pink Pill' Is Now Available -- Will It Help Your Sex Life?

Serena McKenzie | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Serena McKenzie

The controversy about flibanserin is in fact magnificent, and frankly, the entire point. We must talk openly about sexuality and sexual concerns to improve them, personally for one woman at a time, but also uniformly to embrace female sexuality as a vastly larger societal allowance.

A Woman Lost

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 10.14.2016 | Women
Sophia Williams-Baugh

I know that my self-esteem decline interferes with me and my husband's intimacy. I know I don't feel attractive and that's why I'm not attracted. So I will continue to pray that I rediscover myself, that I rediscover my femininity, and that I gain the motivation to make myself feel and look beautiful again.

Men Get Real About Sex After Menopause

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

have been married to my wife for 40 years. She went through menopause in her early 40s. She had breast cancer two years before menopause. The creams didn't really work, sex just wasn't the same. Since she had breast cancer, HRT is out.

When Your Husband Shows No Interest in Sex With You

High50 | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty

One in five men has an extremely low sex drive, contrary to the cultural stereotype. What happens to your relationship when it's your husband, and if you do want sex, what can you do about it?

Nina Bahadur

8 Women On When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drives | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

Women are two and a half times more likely than men to take an antidepressant medication -- and for many, it's affecting their sex lives. Accordin...

11 Tips For A Happy Vagina

Pamela Madsen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Vaginas need and enjoy attention; and knowing how to keep your vagina happy is very important -- because if your vagina isn't happy, nobody's happy!

The Complexity And Simplicity Of Female Erotic Desire

Pamela Madsen | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

As a sex coach who works primarily with women, the lion's share of my work is helping women understand that they are not broken, and helping them find their own individual portal to their unique erotic expression.

The Real Reason You Aren't Having Sex With Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.17.2014 | Divorce

A year into her marriage, 25-year-old Lindsey Ellison no longer wanted to have sex with her husband. Instinctually, Ellison thought something was ...

Salivary Testing for Hormone Levels: Good Idea or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I would recommend using cortisol saliva testing if you need to figure out the severity of adrenal fatigue, but leave the other hormone testing to your serum tests, where the studies support more consistency to the results so that you get more for the money you are paying for your health.

Miley Cyrus Talks Sex After 40

Jen Landa, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Landa, M.D.

Sexual wellness is not defined by how few wrinkles you have or how good you look in lingerie. A healthy sex life is characterized by confidence, security, emotional stability, the dynamics of a relationship and each individual's level of self-discovery.

Low T (Testosterone): Where's the Beef?

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

It is important to get the scientific facts right when it comes to futzing with the body's hormones. Eye of newt and whatever else goes into love potions may be useless but harmless. That's not necessarily so when forcing powerful sex hormones into the body.

The Truth About Sex After Marriage

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.23.2013 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Here's my definition of good sex: two loving people in a loving partnership showing up to express and receive their love through their bodies.

Why Saying 'Om' Can Help You In The Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 01.17.2013 | Fifty

It also helps you relax so you can enjoy sex more.

The Little Blue Pill That Ruined My Marriage

Cathy Meyer | Posted 10.08.2014 | Divorce
Cathy Meyer

"This is a bottle of Viagra; from now on when you want sex, all you have to do is ask for it," he said. I knew at that moment that my marriage was over.

Low Libido? The Reason May Be In Your Medicine Chest

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty

Many midlifers complain that their sex drive diminishes with age. What they may not realize is that some of the blame rests with what's in their medic...

5 Foods That Can Increase Your Libido

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

We'll preface this by saying that a good dose of common sense, not to mention sound science, says that libido is far too multi-faceted to be induced b...

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.