The restoration of vigor and drive can be life changing. As men get older, the ability to produce testosterone declines. How does age affect hypogonadism? And, Doctor Jones, we got an email today from one of our listeners and she asked, her husband or her boyfriend, she just said partner isn't feeling anymore for sex.
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Interviewer: So what's a girl to do? For men and for women, the stresses of daily life cloud the brain and you have to have a pretty empty brain to be completely focused on sex. So let's get to the "is he normal" part. And it's compounded by obesity. Jones: Okay, as a woman gynecologist, I'm not sure about my standing here on anxiety depression no sex drive in Salt Lake City guy thing, but as a reproductive endocrinologist, a specialist in infertility and hormone problems, the issue comes up in my practice.
The frequency of sex is more a function of age of the relationship than the age of the partner; everyone knows that.
This can be very disturbing and actually make things worse if the diagnosis has missed its mark. Hit enter to search or ESC to close. Connections has face to face and video counseling sessions available. Food and Drug Administration FDA estimates that 4 to 5 million American men may suffer from low testosteronebut only 5 percent are currently treated.
We have learned that a baseline of strong hormone health is very supportive of good mental health. There are several other hormones involved estrogen, progesterone, and DHEAbut the biggest culprit is testosterone.
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