While it’s hard to know exactly how many women experience low libido, it seems it might be more common than previously thought.
Almost 70 per cent of Australian women aged 40-65 years old reported a lack of sexual desire in a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
The authors noted this was “somewhat higher” than estimates from previous studies, which used different survey methods.
- Read more of Sex drive: Understanding why low libido is a common problem in middle-aged women
- Read journal paper (open access) Prevalence and Predictors of Low Sexual Desire, Sexually Related Personal Distress, and Hypoactive Sexual Desire Dysfunction in a Community-Based Sample of Midlife Women