Birth control pills and other medications can dampen desire. Several varieties of prescription medication can dampen desire. Birth control Some hormonal birth control methods such as pills and patches can increase women's levels of sex-hormone-binding globulin SHBG , which drops the amount of testosterone that's floating around freely in the bloodstream. The level of SHBG was twice as high in women who had taken the Pill—four months after they'd stopped taking the medication—as those who never had.
Sexually Frustrated Men Are Trying to Lower Their Libidos
High sex drive: causes, problems and how to lower your libido
Food and sex have a long, complicated history. Supported in part by mythological beliefs and in part by actual science, we have widely accepted that what turns us on could very well start in the kitchen. But did you ever consider that there are also some foods that could slow your sex drive down to a near screeching halt? Sexual desires are controlled by what is known as the libido — a fancy word for sex drive. Libido is determined by a number of factors that include sociological, psychological, and hormonal influences.
Turns Out, an IUD Can Seriously Affect Your Sex Drive (in a Good Way)
Want better sex? The answer is in your workout. Getting sweaty outside the sheets is actually a major turn-on-science says so. Studies consistently show that exercise equals a higher sex drive and better sexual function, says Mary Claire Haver, M. But, it turns out there's actually a workout that's best for doing exactly that: strength training.
A couple of weeks ago, I came across an ad for a pop-up drive-in movie theater in my area and obviously purchased tickets immediately. A fun, socially distanced, and nostalgic date night that was going to be more exciting than just moving from the couch to the back porch? Fuck yes, take my money. When I looked through the movie choices and debated whether or not to wear a poodle skirt to the event because vintage , it dawned on me that I could really up the sexiness of this date night with my hubs.