Sexual Function in Elderly Women: A Review of Current Literature

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This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Although sexuality remains an important component of emotional and physical intimacy that most men and women desire to experience throughout their lives, sexual dysfunction in women is a problem that is not well studied. Increasing recognition of this common problem and future research in this field may alter perceptions about sexuality, dismiss taboo and incorrect thoughts on sexual dysfunction, and spark better management for patients, allowing them to live more enjoyable lives. This need is especially acute for physicians who will increasingly encounter patients trying to maintain a high quality of life as their bodies and life circumstances change, and as advances in nutrition, health maintenance, and technology allow many to extend the time midlife activities are maintained.

I had more energy and felt lighter and happier, but something else was brewing. My libido was suddenly alert again. While I have always enjoyed sex, intimacy and being a bit naughty, I realized that part of me mellowed out a bit all the rage my early to mids. Maybe it was having three kids in three years that stalled my libido, after that my body was telling me en route for shut it down and take anxiety of the clan I had. Conceivably it knew I could be an average mom to three, but but there was one more thrown addicted to the mix, it wouldn't be the best thing for my body before my mind. After asking a a small amount of of my year-old friends if they felt this way, I almost got attacked they were so excited. I was met with, Oh my God, yes! Women who have children who are a bit older also aren't being touched or pulled on altogether day. They are able to consume more time on self-care, which makes them happier.

According to the Mayo Clinica high libido potentially becomes a problem when it results in sexual activity that feels out of control, such as sexual compulsion. This is also known at the same time as hypersexuality or out of control sexual behavior OCSB. Signs of sexual coercion often include: Your sexual behavior is having a negative impact on erstwhile areas of your life, such at the same time as your health, relationships, work, etc. You feel dependent on your sexual behavior.