Factors That Can Contribute to Low Libido

Sexual dysfunction is more common than you might think. One of the more common sexual health problems is low libido, which can affect both women and men. Low libido, or a low sex drive, can involve a lack of desire for sex or masturbation, a lack of sexual fantasies, and psychological distress regarding these issues. For older men, low libido is often caused by the natural decline in testosterone as a man ages. 

For men and women, low libido can also be caused by depression, anxiety disorders, or other mental health problems. Severe or chronic stress, low self-esteem, and a poor body image can also contribute to a low sex drive. Some people experience low libido because of a past history of physical or sexual abuse. And in some cases, low libido can be attributed at least in part to certain prescription medications, alcohol use, or drug use. 

At Urology Associates, P.C., your sexual health will be treated with the utmost in respect, dignity, and compassion. Our providers offer comprehensive treatment for sexual dysfunction throughout Middle Tennessee. Call (855) 901-1338.