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Low Sex Drive

Why There's Absolutely Nothing Wrong With Celibacy

Lori Lothian | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Lori Lothian

Despite the societal thrust to make sure we are all having a rip-roaring sex life, sex and emotional well-being can be uncoupled -- they are not necessarily linked, as the cultural imperative would have us believe. Simply, the culture reveres sex and orgasms as if these two "gods" must be worshipped. What about the celebration of celibacy as an equally healthy option? I'd love to see sex therapy include celibacy on the menu of choices for a couple instead of diagnosing a non-sexually active couple as needing a remedy.

5 Things That May Be To Blame For Your Sexless Marriage

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 06.15.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

As women, we do a wonderful job blaming ourselves for the lack of romance in our marriage.

5 Warning Signs That Depression Is Affecting Your Relationship

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

A resounding body of research has shown how closely depression is related to relationships in a cyclical fashion: Depression affects the quality of your relationships, and the features of your relationship can affect your level of depression.

7 Everyday Foods To Boost Your Libido

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

So you've slipped into something silky, dimmed the lights, and cued the Kenny G tracks, but you're still not feeling the heat between the sheets. Uh-o...

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.

Study Debunks Myth About Childbirth And Sexual Disfunction

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.09.2013 | Parents

Sexual dysfunction is not a long-term result of childbirth, a University of California, San Francisco study reports. The study, published in the jo...

7 Natural Ways To Boost Your Post-50 Libido

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty

The not-so-sexy truth: It's not always easy to get excited about sex after working a nine-hour day and ferrying around three kids. It's not always eas...

7 Surprising Habits That Can Affect Your Sex Life

Posted 04.16.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott The biggies -- head, heart and hormones -- are in the right place. But these discoveries demonstrate how even tiny choices can play...

How To Have Better Sex No Matter What

Posted 03.15.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz While research makes it clear that we should all be busier between the sheets, I know that's easier said than done. Here are s...

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.

Mommy Wants Her Libido Back -- Pronto

Wendy Widom | Posted 02.01.2013 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Dear Libido, we got married and the bedroom became the most confusing place in my whole life. The deep intimacy of marriage took me, and even you, by surprise.

Dealing With A Mismatched Sex Drive, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

A mismatch of sexual drives is one of the most common issues couples have. When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she advis...

Some Reasons Behind A Low Sex Drive, From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

Posted 08.16.2013 | MarloThomas

Unfortunately, a lot of medications can alter your sex drive. Love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz told me which medications can lower you...

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...

A Possible Reason For Low Sex Drive

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Feeling good about your body must come from you. No matter how much your partner may say that your body is beautiful and sexy, it's self-affirmation that's important.

BPA Tied To Impotence In Men

Yahoo! News | Jennifer Thomas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Exposure to high levels of BPA significantly raised the risk of sexual dysfunction, including impotence and low sex drive, among Chinese factory worke...

Sex-Starved Women: America's Best Kept Secret?

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Psychology Today blogger Michelle Weiner Davis addresses what may be a growing epidemic. As someone who is in the front lines with couples, I have gr...