Where’d my libido go? 4 causes of low sex drive in women

Sex drive shifted into park? One of these issues could be the culprit. It’s normal to lose interest in sex from time to time, especially as you age. In fact, it may not be a big deal to you if you’re comfortable with it. But if a dip in your libido, also known as sex drive or desire for sex, is affecting your daily life — or causing a rift with a partner — you’re probably wondering how to get things going again. The first step? Finding the root cause.…

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Women ‘more likely to lose interest in sex than men’

Women are more than twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex when living with a partner, a study of British sexual attitudes suggests. It found that while men and women lost passion with age, women were often left cold by longer relationships. Overall, poor health and a lack of emotional closeness affected both men’s and women’s desire for sex. The findings are based on the experiences of nearly 5,000 men and 6,700 women, published in BMJ Open. The UK researchers said problems of sexual desire should be treated…

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Fasting helps improve mood, sex and sleep

Fasting is common in most cultures of the world and is usually associated with religious events. Now science finds that going off food can not only help you lose weight but also improve the quality of life. Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in Louisiana conducted a study on 218 healthy weight people to find out long-term effects of fasting. The findings of the study were published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers asked the subjects to either cut 25% of their overall calories for two years or continue with their…

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How This Mumbai-Based NGO Is Protecting Children From Sex Offenders

According to government figures, 53% children in India are abused and in half the cases, the abusers are known to the child Mumbai:  Sex education is a near alien concept in India and sex education being imparted to 10 year olds – all the more unheard of. But Arpan, a Mumbai-based NGO is now changing this notion. In a bid to empower children, the organisation has designed a curriculum to teach children how to protect themselves from sexual predators. “Initially there’s a lot of discomfort when we introduce the class…

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