Stress and Low Sex Drive

When emotional problems block a women’s libido, stress is often the culprit. The body naturally puts survival ahead of pleasure and when doing so, it often robs the body of estrogen and testosterone, which are vital to desire and sexual response.

Women who have had their uterus or ovaries removed may also have low levels of testosterone and suffer from low libido. In both these cases, treatments including natural herbs and testosterone can help bring levels back to normal.

But stress isn’t the only emotional libido-zapper. For some women, losing their libido has to do with psychological reasons such as:

  • Not feeling attractive.
  • Believing sex is not appropriate for their age group.
  • Sexual trauma from the past.
  • Intimacy issues in their personal relationship.

In cases such as this, some psychological consulting may be needed to help get the passion back.