Four Things Testosterone Does to Your Brain

Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays an important role for both males and females. And while it is called a sex hormone, its effects go far beyond sex, libido and muscle building. Testosterone levels have a huge impact on the brain, affecting cognition, memory, emotions and more. Testosterone gradually decreases with age once a […]

Getting enough sleep is vital to your sex life

A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore gathered data about nearly six million men ages 40 to 70 with an existing diagnosis of sleep disorder (sleep apnea, insomnia, or circadian rhythm sleep disorder), matched against an equal number of men without sleep problems. It has concluded that sleep issues can impact testosterone […]

The truth about Sex Drive in your 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond

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As we age, our bodies change in many ways and sex is no exception. You may assume that sex is less common or less pleasurable with age. The truth is, sex changes throughout the years and often it can change for the better! We’re going to take a look at how sex and sex drive […]

Three Ways to Have Better Sex in 2019

No two people are exactly alike. That’s why when it comes to sex, it’s important to be in tune with the wants and needs of both yourself and your partner. While it’s true that not every sexual encounter will be mind-blowing, it’s the small things that can turn “okay sex” into “good sex,”  and “good […]

Too Old for Sex?

Many young people scoff at the thought of old people having sex, thinking that passion is only for the young and that sex when older is distasteful. Yet they couldn’t be more mistaken. Life sure doesn’t end at 50 or even 70. In fact, many researchers are finding that the best years of sex are […]

Five Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive Today

Having a low sex drive is more common than you think. In fact, about 30% of women complain of low libido as do 15% of men. A decrease in libido can happen at any time and for a number of reasons, but of course it does also naturally decrease with age. Why does it happen? […]

Having Sex in Old Age Can Improve Cognitive Function

Having sex in old age is healthy – and now there’s proof to support it. Now there’s no reason to prioritize Sudoku and crosswords because you can achieve the same result with sex, according to the latest research. New studies have come out showing that seniors enjoying frequent sexual activity can actually benefit from improved […]

Menopause Survival Guide

Menopause Survival Guide For most women, menopause begins in the late 40s or early 50s. Along with it comes a variety of symptoms including mood swings, hot flashes, low libido, sleep disturbances and more. There are many things you can do to reduce the symptoms experienced during this time, and it happens to be the […]

Exercise and Libido

Exercise and Libido   Most people exercise in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, keep fit and maintain a healthy body weight. Exercise helps us build our muscle strength, coordination and cardiovascular fitness. Everyone knows the importance of exercise, but it might have more advantages than you had thought. Exercise can also play a role […]

Antidepressants and Libido

Antidepressants and Libido   Approximately 1 in 5 Americans suffer from depression. It affects both men and women. Does taking antidepressants to combat the depression have a negative effect on libido? It seems a bit contradictory that the pill that makes you happier causes you to have less of a desire for sex, but unfortunately […]

Five Things that Kill your Sex Drive

While sex isn’t the focus in a healthy relationship, it definitely is an important aspect of it. If things aren’t going right in the bedroom, it can sometimes affect the relationship outside of the bedroom. Don’t turn a blind eye if you and your partner are experiencing some problems getting intimate. Lack of sex drive […]

Sex Drive Increase in Summer: True or Not?

The weather can definitely have a strong influence on sex drive, but is there sex drive increase in summer months? Well, it depends.   Sunshine and feeling good Both men and women produce more serotonin in the spring and the summer. Serotonin is the feel-good hormone which is released in the brain. With an increase […]

Testosterone therapy works!

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Lack of sexual desire and/or the inability to perform during sex is a key symptom of low testosterone. Testosterone therapy is highly effective at increasing sexual desire and libido in older men. This is true in almost all symptomatic domains and indications related to low testosterone in men. What does testosterone therapy do? Testosterone therapy […]

Diagnosing Menopause

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Perimenopause and menopause are tricky to diagnose. Every woman knows it’s coming at some point but it can often be misdiagnosed as a side effect of something else that is going on. Until now, the guidelines for diagnosing menopause symptoms have been vague with women often going through months of suffering before a firm diagnoses […]

Low Sex drive – Low T (Testosterone) is responsible.

Testosterone is what fuels a man’s sex drive. Men low on “T,” are likely to become less interested in having sex. “Testosterone is what’s responsible for ‘the grrr factor,” says Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, associate clinical professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the author of “Testosterone for Life.” He says men differ in how frequently they […]

The Testosterone Cycle

TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY TO TREAT LOW T. Testosterone levels decrease on average one percent a year in men after age 30. But there is a large variation in the rate of decrease as well as when it occurs. The situation is nothing like menopause in women whose levels drop over a short period of time. […]