Find out more about low sexual desire and arousal in women

We have summarized scientific studies as well as relevant news on low desire and low arousal in women to provide you with more information about other women’s experiences, what may cause these problems, and both existing and promising treatments.

Sexual dysfunction - the brain and the body

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Many studies have shown that as women get older, they are more likely to experience low sexual desire. However, the proportion of women who experience both low sexual desire with associated distress (known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD) doesn't change with age, according to research. So why might this be?