Even if, as the saying goes, the brain is a woman's most important sex organ, we can't deny the role our bodies play—especially as we get older. Satisfying sex depends on several things: presence of desire, arousal, absence of pain, and an ability to reach orgasm. After menopause, libido declines, and changes in our bodies can make it difficult to get aroused, painful to have intercourse, and impossible to climax. It's little wonder that many women become dissatisfied with sex, and some avoid intimacy entirely. Several years ago, a large national survey found that sexual activity fell precipitously with age. Fewer than half of women ages 57 to 73 said they were sexually active, and those who were had sex less than twice a month, on average.
Having sex with more than 10 people ‘could be linked to increased cancer risk’
10 Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido
Looking to spice up your sex life? There are a variety of things you can do in your everyday life that can help boost your libido and enhance your sex life. Figs, bananas, and avocados, for example, are considered libido-boosting foods, known as aphrodisiacs. But these foods also provide important vitamins and minerals that can increase blood flow to the genitals and promote a healthy sex life. Throughout history, chocolate has been a symbol of desire. Not just because of its delicious taste, but because of its power to improve sexual pleasure. According to one study , chocolate promotes the release of phenylethylamine and serotonin into your body.
A study found people who have had 10 or more sexual partners may have a higher risk of cancer
Subscriber Account active since. Comparing your "number," that is the amount of people you've had sex with in your lifetime, is often hush-hush banter among friends, but a new study suggests that number could have an affect on a person's cancer risk. The study had plenty of caveats, including that it did not look at specific types of cancer. Smith, a sport and science researcher at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, said the database they used didn't offer that information. They study also left out information on participants' smoking habits, an important cancer risk factor.