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Doctor insights on: Do Men Truly Have A Stronger Sex Drive Than Women

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Do men truly have a stronger sex drive than women?

Do men truly have a stronger sex drive than women?

Maybe: I think this depends on the person - many men and women like and enjoy sex and seem more fixated than others. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Do women have a lower sex drive than men?

Do women have a lower sex drive than men?

That's the stereo-: type, but as a sex therapist, I haven't found that to be true. I've seen women with whopping-high sex drives and men with nearly zero. I don't know if generalizations are much help here. I do know that regardless of high or low sex drives, quality of sex seems to be the better indicator of happiness. ...Read more

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Why do you think that mens sex drive stays the same while women over a certain age lose their sex drive?

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 more

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Need sex drive back. Any medications help this. Are treatments different for men and for women?

Need sex drive back. Any medications help this. Are treatments different for men and for women?

Testosterone, maybe: Regardless of who lost his/her sex drive, the evaluation is similar: first evaluate your relationship. Second, consider external stressors, eg money, family, friends, work, etc. Third, consider substance use, eg tobacco, alcohol & illicit materials. Fourth, any new medications? Fifth, evaluate his/her health: depression, diabetes, high blood pressure and/or cholesterol, heart disease, low t, etc. ...Read more

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Do both men and women get lower sex drive with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Do both men and women get lower sex drive with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Yes: All of the serotonin selective reuptake inhibitor medications of which Prozac (fluoxetine) is a member can cause a decrease in one' s libido also known as sex drive. Since each agent is different in its chemical structure and each of us reacts differently to any medication, not everyone will suffer this side effect with each medication. Talk to your doctor there may be a solution. ...Read more

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If an woman married a man 14 years younger will there be a biological problem reg sex drive later to her n hw long cn both te gendrs b sexually active?

If an woman married a man 14 years younger will there be a biological problem reg sex drive later to her n hw long cn both te gendrs b sexually active?

For now, fine: Things might be fine for now, but the woman will age sooner than the man. They can certainly enjoy sex as long as both want to, as dr. Chand says. Other kinds of incompatibilities could still develop, though. Think demi moore and ashton kutcher, maybe. Not all have to go that route, but it happens. Be well. ...Read more

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I Chinese woman,45,live alone,no sex partner.I feel strong sex drive.I have to masturbate 15-20 days a month for years.Am I sick? Chinese doc say yes

I Chinese woman,45,live alone,no sex partner.I feel strong sex drive.I have to masturbate 15-20 days a month for years.Am I sick? Chinese doc say yes

Cultural Perception?: Norms for appropriate or inappropriate sexual behavior tend to be driven by culture and belief systems. From a physiological perspective, this is not abnormal, as you stated your sex drive is healthy. If this behavior interferes with family, job, or other responsibilities, then it may be problematic. If further guidance is needed, consider consulting a HealthTap provider. Be well. ...Read more

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Why do men loose there sex drive or Libito as the age?

Why do men loose there sex drive or Libito as the age?

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

Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more