sex drive


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Noun1.sex drive - a physiological need for sexual activity; "testosterone is responsible for the male sex drive"
drive - a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
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But recently my sex drive has vanished and I don't feel like making love to my boyfriend.
Firstly, what's important to recognise is that it's perfectly normal for your libido to ebb and flow - it's only when your sex drive is permanently stuck in neutral and you've gone off the idea of sex altogether that it can spark a relationship crisis.
Sometimes called andropause, the loss of testosterone can cause memory loss, depression, and decreased sex drive, and it usually affects men age 50 or older.
Before he became depressed, our sex life was pretty good because his lowish sex drive suited the frequency in which I wanted lovemaking.
Hormone replacement therapy taken via skin patches can boost the flagging sex drive of post-menopausal women, researchers said yesterday.
A series of injections of human growth hormone, or hGH, at her clinic, she maintains, gives patients glowing skin, increased muscle mass, elevated sex drive, a lighter mood, sharper mental acuity and the whiz-bang metabolism of an 18-year-old.
Scientists have studied the sex drive and sexual orientation of domesticated and wild rams.
The study, commissioned by WYLD, shows more than a quarter of all men and women said a lack of sex drive is an issue that affects their relationship.
Now I don't want to sound selfish, but my problem is that her sex drive is at an all-time low and like any red-blooded male I want intimacy from time to time.
And when you've got a sex drive like mine, that's a very long time," the Sun quoted her as telling love it
I NEED to find a way to make myself more alluring as my boyfriend has lost his sex drive.
In a recent study three out of four women said their sex drive dwindled during or after the menopause but most were far too embarrassed to discuss it with their doctors.