5 reasons women’s libido drops after 60 - it's not all hormones

Low sex drive not always a ‘normal’ part of ageing or menopause, with a partner’s erectile dysfunction sometimes the culprit: US study

Men may be as much to blame for women’s decreased libido after menopause as the physical changes created by “the change”, according to a new study.

Libido older couple

In findings published in Menopause, researchers found erectile dysfunction in male partners was a common theme, with women unable to orgasm because their partner couldn’t sustain an erection long enough.

In research aimed at addressing the lack of studies on menopause and libido in sexually active women over 60, University of Pittsburgh researchers conducted in-depth interviews and focus