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Does menopause affect your sex drive?

The loss of estrogen and testosterone following menopause can lead to changes in a woman’s body and sexual drive.
According to one review, the reported rates of sexual problems in postmenopausal women are between 68 and 86.5%.(Unsplash)
According to one review, the reported rates of sexual problems in postmenopausal women are between 68 and 86.5%.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 01:42 PM IST
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‘Love’ hormone can trigger overactive sex drive too

A new study on men and women with hypersexual disorder has revealed a possible role of the hormone oxytocin, also known as ‘cuddle’ or ‘love’ hormone, according to researchers.
An unregulated supply of “love” hormone from the brain may be the reason behind obsessive sex thoughts and a compulsion to perform sexual acts in some people characterized as hypersexuals.(Unsplash)
An unregulated supply of “love” hormone from the brain may be the reason behind obsessive sex thoughts and a compulsion to perform sexual acts in some people characterized as hypersexuals.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 24, 2019 11:58 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Male birth control pill passes human safety tests

A new male birth control pill passed tests of safety and tolerability when healthy men used it daily for a month, a recent study has found.
Birth control pills (representational image)(Unsplash)
Birth control pills (representational image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 04:23 PM IST
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Acupuncture may ease menopausal symptoms

A brief course of acupuncture may help ease troublesome menopausal symptoms, such as excess sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbances, a study has found.
Acupuncture may ease menopausal symptoms(Unsplash)
Acupuncture may ease menopausal symptoms(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 23, 2019 04:49 PM IST
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If you have a low sex drive, try dark chocolate to boost libido

Dark chocolate is one food item which is excellent for overall sexual health as it increases dopamine levels, which is the chemical affecting the pleasure spots in the brain.
Dark chocolate is excellent for overall sexual health as it increases dopamine levels(Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash)
Dark chocolate is excellent for overall sexual health as it increases dopamine levels(Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 05:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

5 foods you should not eat before having sex

Beans, cheese and French fries are some of the food items which are best avoided if you planning on getting intimate with your partner.
Though we cannot always control what we eat, we can definitely ensure that on the day of a date or the night before a date once can surely be mindful of what you are eating.(Shutterstock)
Though we cannot always control what we eat, we can definitely ensure that on the day of a date or the night before a date once can surely be mindful of what you are eating.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 06:03 PM IST
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4 habits that you need to cut down on to boost your libido

Your diet and alcohol intake are some of the reasons why you might be suffering from low libido.
You should include certain foods that give your libido a little nudge, like nuts, strawberries, chocolate, eggs and watermelon.(Shutterstock)
You should include certain foods that give your libido a little nudge, like nuts, strawberries, chocolate, eggs and watermelon.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 09:13 AM IST
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How to boost libido, these 7 superfoods in your diet will do wonders to your sex drive

How to boost libido: You can increase your sex drive by including a few superfoods in your diet. Watermelon, nuts and coffee are some items you must have daily to avoid a dip in your libido.
Your diet plays a strong role in boosting your sex drive, and by tweaking it a little you can have a much more fulfilling sex life.(Shutterstock)
Your diet plays a strong role in boosting your sex drive, and by tweaking it a little you can have a much more fulfilling sex life.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 02:27 PM IST
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Low sex drive: Waning testosterone level is a sign of chronic disease

Decreasing testosterone levels in men should be alarming. It can contribute to a silent decline in overall health, and not just their sex drive.
Low libido in men, studies suggest, is caused by wrong lifestyle, among other things.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Low libido in men, studies suggest, is caused by wrong lifestyle, among other things.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 06:56 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington DC | ByHT Correspondent

Ladies, here’s how to cope with low libido. Tell yourself your sex drive will fluctuate

A new study shows that women who believe that their sex drive will change over time are better able to handle difficulties with sexual desire.
Women who believe that desire is unchanging are less likely to try to overcome sexual-desire problems when they arise.(Shutterstock)
Women who believe that desire is unchanging are less likely to try to overcome sexual-desire problems when they arise.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 01:17 PM IST
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