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Do Men Think Less About Sex As They Age
The age listed isn't: Always accurate. The fact that you are asking this questions suggests that there may have been too many. Please remember that our self-esteem can be affected by this - and that many partners can be risky. ...Read more
See below: There is a gradual decline in libido in both women and men as they age, especially, after age 70. Women are more prone than men to experience what is called 'hypoactive sexual desire disorder'. Stress, fatigue, depression, changes in the brain, dissatisfaction with a relationship, lack of desire for a partner, medication side effects, and medical conditions and illnesses including low T contribute ...Read more
Why do you think that mens sex drive stays the same while women over a certain age lose their sex drive?
Drive may stay but: In men performance dwindles over time. Peak years for men are late teens and through the twenties and maybe early thirties. In women their peak years are about early to mid thirties. Women vary in their interest in sex more widely than men for reasons that include past sexual history, if they have children or not and how good relationships with men are. Men lose performance mostly, women interest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do testosterone replacement meds only help with sex drive or are there other medically necessary reasons to correct low testosterone in aging men?
Low testosterone: Low testosterone in aging men can cause many side effects including decreased libido, muscle mass, strength, bone density, mood and fatigue. Replacement, however, has very worrisome side effects with increased risk for heart attack, stroke, and cancer. It would be important to weigh these risks along with any potential benefits with your physician before deciding how best to proceed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For a average male at what age does he start to need less sex. Or you can say At what age does a mans sex drive start to lower?
After the age of 40: generally healthy males experience obvious decrease in sex drive after the age of 40. However, number of medical and emotional conditions can affect sex drive before the age of 40. Any obvious problems with the sex drive - consult your MD, check your testosterone level. Similarly, consult with psychologist regarding possible depression, anxiety or other emotional disorder. ...Read more
Lowered function: While sexual potential can carry through into quite older age, the erectile capacity and ejacualate volume decrease with age. Some lose desire which is entirely psychological. Note the many products on the market for this and the destruction of endangered animals for this (rhino horns, bear gall bladder stones, etc.). ...Read more
Can I have a healthy normal sex life with a 40 years old man.?I am 22 years old.Can his age can affect our love life?
Sex: This does not sound like a normal question a patient would ask a physician. But here are my thoughts. Of course you can have a normal sex life. You are responsible for your own sexuality and sexual pleasure. You are only 22. You have a full life ahead of you. If you choose to partner with a person older than you then you will share the responsibility for sexual pleasure. Ask for your needs. ...Read more
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