AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Hormones and stress are obvious causes of low libido. Can changing the energy in your home help?
Hormones and stress are obvious causes of low libido. Can changing the energy in your home help?
If you're seeking to kindle the flames of passion, arousal gels offer a canvas for exploration.
If you're seeking to kindle the flames of passion, arousal gels offer a canvas for exploration.
If you're seeking to kindle the flames of passion, arousal gels offer a canvas for exploration.
An altruistic personality can be more attractive than good looks. Could it work for you?
An altruistic personality can be more attractive than good looks. Could it work for you?
An altruistic personality can be more attractive than good looks. Could it work for you?
The drug that's often used to treat mental illness could help in the bedroom, too.
The drug that's often used to treat mental illness could help in the bedroom, too.
The drug that's often used to treat mental illness could help in the bedroom, too.
Pheromones play a large part in the behavior of mammals of the same species, so why not humans?
Pheromones play a large part in the behavior of mammals of the same species, so why not humans?
Experts advise on the challenges of this mental health condition and sexual relationships.
Here's how to stop cortisol weight gain and prevent this hormone from destroying your libido.
Here's how to stop cortisol weight gain and prevent this hormone from destroying your libido.
Here's how to stop cortisol weight gain and prevent this hormone from destroying your libido.
Side effects can be debilitating for women, but there are ways to battle sexual dysfunction.
Side effects can be debilitating for women, but there are ways to battle sexual dysfunction.
Side effects can be debilitating for women, but there are ways to battle sexual dysfunction.
Working out as a couple can boost intimacy, love, trust and, of course, flexibility.
Maybe it's time to forget everything you thought you knew about wet dreams.
Maybe it's time to forget everything you thought you knew about wet dreams.
Working out as a couple can boost intimacy, love, trust and, of course, flexibility.
Working out as a couple can boost intimacy, love, trust and, of course, flexibility.
Let's separate fact from fiction regarding morning erections.
Let's separate fact from fiction regarding morning erections.
Did your sexual desire diminish while taking SSRIs but hasn't returned? It could be PSSD.
Did your sexual desire diminish while taking SSRIs but hasn't returned? It could be PSSD.
We may be heading into a sex recession. Here's how we can turn that around.
We may be heading into a sex recession. Here's how we can turn that around.
We may be heading into a sex recession. Here's how we can turn that around.
The weather affects your mood, yes, but so do the time of day and the seasons.
The weather affects your mood, yes, but so do the time of day and the seasons.
ED can lead to a lack of desire, but many men with erectile difficulty do maintain libido.
Worried about unequal libido? Try these tips to maintain a healthy level of desire.
Worried about unequal libido? Try these tips to maintain a healthy level of desire.
Psychiatrist Jon E. Grant has the answers to questions such as if sex on impulse is good.
Psychiatrist Jon E. Grant has the answers to questions such as if sex on impulse is good.
New research suggests a low libido may contribute to an early death. But overall health matters.
New research suggests a low libido may contribute to an early death. But overall health matters.
When broaching the topic of sex while dating with low desire, be open, honest and communicate.
When broaching the topic of sex while dating with low desire, be open, honest and communicate.
Whether you're into rap, reggae or rhythm 'n' blues, there's a tune that'll rock your sex life.
Whether you're into rap, reggae or rhythm 'n' blues, there's a tune that'll rock your sex life.
Whether you're into rap, reggae or rhythm 'n' blues, there's a tune that'll rock your sex life.
Eye contact is a powerful nonverbal communication tool to elevate your sex life
Eye contact is a powerful nonverbal communication tool to elevate your sex life
Eye contact is a powerful nonverbal communication tool to elevate your sex life
Your sexual desire or lack thereof can be an indicator of mental and physical health.
Your sexual desire or lack thereof can be an indicator of mental and physical health.
Almost everything affects your sexual desire, so pay close attention to symptoms and get tested.
What are the actual ways sexual dry spells can affect your mind and body?
What are the actual ways sexual dry spells can affect your mind and body?
The feel-good hormone influences sexual and mental health, bone density, GI regulation and more.
Almost everything affects your sexual desire, so pay close attention to symptoms and get tested.
Nocturnal emissions are more common in teens, but can adults and all genders have them?
Nocturnal emissions are more common in teens, but can adults and all genders have them?
Learn the truth about women's sexual prime being in their 40s.
Learn the truth about women's sexual prime being in their 40s.
How can something so sweet cause sexual dysfunction?
How can something so sweet cause sexual dysfunction?
Its many functions impact overall health and, by extension, sexual health.
As if the first time wasn’t bad enough, more changes are awaiting you later in life, too.
The experts tell us sexual activity is better with scents, but here's what you can do instead.
The experts tell us sexual activity is better with scents, but here's what you can do instead.
The experts tell us sexual activity is better with scents, but here's what you can do instead.
Females with the disease report vaginal dryness, low desire, painful sex and more symptoms.
Everyone's sex drive is dependent on so many factors, it's tough to know what's best for you.
Sufferers of hypoactive sexual desire disorder may soon have help for their low libido.
Sufferers of hypoactive sexual desire disorder may soon have help for their low libido.
You can mitigate the effects of this disease and live a fulfilling life—a great sex life, too.
You can mitigate the effects of this disease and live a fulfilling life—a great sex life, too.
Acupressure therapy is a form of erotic touch that can increase sexual stimulation.
Acupressure therapy is a form of erotic touch that can increase sexual stimulation.
This chronic condition damages the lining of blood vessels and might be a source of low libido.
Are pelvic floor exercises your answer to being better in bed?
Are pelvic floor exercises your answer to being better in bed?
Are pelvic floor exercises your answer to being better in bed?
More sack time increases sexual desire. Need we say more?
More sack time increases sexual desire. Need we say more?
Author and sexologist Cyndi Darnell explains how you can create a more satisfying love life.
Author and sexologist Cyndi Darnell explains how you can create a more satisfying love life.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
Ankylosing spondylitis causes chronic inflammation and pain that can lead to sexual dysfunction.
Disregarding your body's signals won't make them go away.
Disregarding your body's signals won't make them go away.
Disregarding your body's signals won't make them go away.
Can a couple find long-term sexual satisfaction so both have their varying needs met?
Can a couple find long-term sexual satisfaction so both have their varying needs met?
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
There's no cure for this rare autoimmune disorder, but treatment can inhibit future flare-ups.
Tobacco products are linked to numerous issues, from ED to Peyronie's and infertility.
Tobacco products are linked to numerous issues, from ED to Peyronie's and infertility.
Author Arthur Burnett, M.D., provides comprehensive advice to improve sexual well-being.
It's time to make that resolution to give your libido a clean slate.
It's time to make that resolution to give your libido a clean slate.
Treatments for receding hairlines and male pattern baldness could cause problems in the bedroom.
Antihistamines and other prescription medications can cause sexual dysfunction.
Antihistamines and other prescription medications can cause sexual dysfunction.
Antihistamines and other prescription medications can cause sexual dysfunction.
The disease has a certain stigma, but that shouldn't stop you from seeking help for sex issues.
Why do we sometimes feel hot, and why do we sometimes not?
Why do we sometimes feel hot, and why do we sometimes not?
Blood in your urine is often the first symptom of the fifth most common cancer in the U.S.
Regardless of what you may have heard, sexual activity is not involved.
Regardless of what you may have heard, sexual activity is not involved.
Regardless of what you may have heard, sexual activity is not involved.
Being 65 might be the new 40, but you may need to make adjustments to your sex life.
Being 65 might be the new 40, but you may need to make adjustments to your sex life.
Being 65 might be the new 40, but you may need to make adjustments to your sex life.
Hollywood tells us only half the story: Real people don't always rush into sex.
Two therapists discuss the most frequent problems to cross their couches.
Two therapists discuss the most frequent problems to cross their couches.
Two therapists discuss the most frequent problems to cross their couches.
This shrub and its roots and leaves may give your sexual health a boost, but see a doctor first.
They can help with anxiety, insomnia and panic attacks, but are benzos affecting your sex life?
Testosterone replacement therapy is offered in many places. Good care goes beyond that.
Ultramarathon running impacts sexual health, including intimacy and performance.
Once a day, once a week, once a month or any other frequency are all normal.
Do You Feel Repressed Sexually? Don't Let Feelings of Guilt and Shame Hold You Back
No, it’s not low libido. Responsive desire is healthy and natural response to sex.
Can you have a high sex drive with low testosterone?
Even effective medications can wreak havoc on your libido.
Even effective medications can wreak havoc on your libido.
COVID-19 and libido may be linked as research indicates lasting effects.
Adding zinc to your diet can make your erection more impressive.
Adding zinc to your diet can make your erection more impressive.
It's time to learn about problematic compulsive sexual behavior and what goes into treating it.
ADT can help shrink prostate cancer tumors, but it can also affect your sex drive.
Sex may not be top of mind, but all aspects of your relationship matter in the face of cancer.
Essential in the body, zinc levels are tied to systems including erectile health and libido.
Emerging science points to more and more positive effects of essential oils.
Urologist Kelly Casperson tells women (and their partners) how to live their best sex lives.
It might be time to take a flexible approach to dieting if you're seeking sustainable change.
Men do suffer from hypoactive sexual desire disorder. But what is it and how is it treated?
Antidepressants famously impact sex drive, but discontinuation comes with its own problems.
This sexual disorder affects millions of women, but you've probably never heard of it.
If perimenopause has put a damper on your libido, here's how to revive your sex life.
Erotic visions can teach us about our deepest desires if we let them—or they can be meaningless.
Erotic visions can teach us about our deepest desires if we let them—or they can be meaningless.
Erotic visions can teach us about our deepest desires if we let them—or they can be meaningless.
Stripping down before bed might get you in the mood—and better prepare you for future sex, too.
Impulsivity, difficulty focusing, libido issues, inability to climax and ED are just the start.
A week off my birth control pill revived my sex drive. My antidepressant wasn't the cause.
When your body is constantly aroused but your mind is not, daily life can get tricky.
From your libido to your fertility, a variety of fresh fruits and veggies are best for sex.
No matter how hot your love life is, you still need to keep warm.
Everything is different now, and you're not the one setting the timeline.
Fighters hold strong views about abstinence during training—here’s what the research says.
Key differences between the primary and secondary types help determine the proper treatment.
Without quality zzz's, your libido may take a break.
They're full-body and powerful, no matter how far away they are from your genitals.
Why do beats and tunes get us in the mood?
Men, steer clear of knockoffs and get the real deal: safe and effective prescription ED meds.
Sexual health experts weigh in on what causes men's sex drives to change throughout their lives.
When it comes to your health, a good night's slumber should be top priority.
Thanks to the pandemic, more of us are feeling less horny.
No, you're not imagining it—dry spells can affect your mental and physical well-being.
Testosterone supplements are not the solution when sperm production is the problem.
A new study shows an antidiabetic medication lowers testosterone, but doctors aren't concerned.
Yes, the sex hormone is produced in the testes, but not only there. See what else is a mystery.
A good night's sleep is critical to overall well-being, including your sex life and erections.
Not feeling right? You might not be getting enough water, even if you have your daily 64 ounces.
What's really going on in our brains when we're busy getting it on?
What's really going on in our brains when we're busy getting it on?
When overthinking gets in the way of intimacy, it's time to take a step back.
Your baby's needs must be met right this second, but you and your partner have needs, too.
Put aside your hangups about solo sex—it’s for the greater good.
The extreme behaviors associated with the disorder make day-to-day living difficult.
Instead of a sense of obligation for reciprocation, sensate focus can give you pleasure.
You're as old as you feel, yes? And the right moves, will keep you from generational conflict...
Addressing a lack of testosterone may head off blood sugar issues or help manage current ones.
For better or worse, the effect of erotica on libido is as polarizing as the medium itself.
For better or worse, the effect of erotica on libido is as polarizing as the medium itself.
For better or worse, the effect of erotica on libido is as polarizing as the medium itself.
The pituitary gland, hypothalamus and testicles together promote sperm and testosterone levels.
Mental health struggles can make sex feel like a no-win scenario, but there are solutions.
Having sex can be a great stress reliever, but it may not be the best way to cope with problems.
Most guys may think lasting a long time in bed is a blessing, but for many, it's a curse.
No matter your age, getting walked in on while you're pleasuring yourself feels weird.
Experts weigh in on how to make love last when your libidos just don't mesh.
Using Delta-8 for sex drive has had anecdotal success, but experts remain wary.
Gels, injections, pellets, patches: Doctors weigh in on the best treatments for hypogonadism.
Congratulations, you're pregnant! And, no, that doesn't mean you should stop having sex.
Drug-based treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia are numerous and vary greatly.
Living with chronic fatigue doesn't mean sacrificing your sex life.
Your craving is about much more than just being deprived of physical contact.
With reflection and communication, your sex life can transform into a validating experience.
An intercourse-induced infarction is rare, but other factors affect post–heart attack intimacy.
Well done or rare, too much red meat might make for fewer erections.
Separating fact from fiction about erectile dysfunction can help reignite your sex life.
If you're anxious about having a testicle or lymph nodes removed, learn what you need to know.
Being stuck at home isn’t the miracle recipe for masturbation we may have thought.
Most men will experience some form of ED, but these numbers are clues to reducing your risk.
A surprising cause of erectile dysfunction is an overload of an essential mineral.
Stress impacts your level of sexual desire, but it may do so differently for men and women.
Stress impacts your level of sexual desire, but it may do so differently for men and women.
Some women find their IUDs have sexual benefits beyond pregnancy prevention.
Antidepressants can affect sexual function, but giving up your medicine is not the answer.
Chronic pain, obesity and even medical treatments may make you change your approach to sex.
Younger guys facing trauma-induced erectile dysfunction can consider penile revascularization.
Support a partner with perceived ejaculate volume reduction by taking a proactive approach.
The conditions are related but to say excess breast tissues causes ED ignores other factors.
While sex declined for many, others got more creative, studies show.
A diet of plant-based whole foods boosts sex drive and helps with performance issues such as ED.
Explain why your sex drive is lacking in a way that informs and doesn't place blame
Learning why you have a decrease in penis sensitivity can help you improve your sex life.
Learning why you have a decrease in penis sensitivity can help you improve your sex life.
Do women like watching men masturbate? Here's why.
Do women like watching men masturbate? Here's why.
If your birth control lowers your sex drive, take these measures to counteract.
From causing bad moods to ED, low testosterone can take a toll. Here's how to help your partner.
Low testosterone has many causes. Genetics, lifestyle or medication could be the source.
It's a vague diagnosis, but if your low libido is disrupting your life, it may be worth a check.
If the disorder's sensory impacts lead to low libido, we have tips to manage it.
Get out of your own head and back into the bedroom by making positive changes in your life.
Prostate cancer is life-altering, but it can open a window for renewed mutual support.
If you need to bond with someone before being sexually attracted, you might be demisexual.
Some people believe certain supplements can potentially benefit your sex drive.
Low testosterone may cause issues, but proven treatments and healthy habits can provide a boost.
Low testosterone may cause issues, but proven treatments and healthy habits can provide a boost.
As testosterone levels decline with age, men may experience a range of symptoms.
Aching joints don’t have to ruin your romantic life.
Depression can affect your body as much as your brain, so treat all aspects of the disorder.
We're not messing around here: Amp up your anal sex pleasure with these positions.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) creates obstacles for sex, but wise choices can mitigate them.
If you've only got 20 minutes to spend in the sheets, shut-eye might be better than sex.
Understand the causes and effects of low testosterone so you know how to combat it.
If you're diabetic and struggling with sexual dysfunction, the two may be connected.
Challenges of diabetes and erectile dysfunction are intertwined but readily manageable.
The link between ED and diabetes is clear, but your doctor can tell you more.
Treatment for testicular cancer can affect the survivor, both physically and psychologically.
Use our guide of do's and don'ts to get the care you need while caring for someone else.
This is how four people handle wandering thoughts during intimate moments.
Post-delivery, it's easy to feel pressured to get back at it—but your partner will have to deal.
Lifestyle changes and proper treatments could help get you in the mood.
Studies of testosterone's effect on diabetes also offer insights into erectile dysfunction.
Men with diabetes are more likely to suffer from ED, but do ED drugs work well for diabetic men?
Focus on foods that enhance heart health, sexual health and overall health—all at the same time.
Extreme swings in mood and behavior can have a disturbing ripple effect in the bedroom.
Numerous studies show a strong interplay between depression and erectile dysfunction.
Whether you're trying to conceive or stay child-free, understanding your fertility is key.
Low-T is common in many middle-aged men and can stem from a number of causes, including aging.
The metabolic process affects how you process food and plays a role in a healthy libido.
Some foods increase testosterone and improve function, but may not offer the boost you expect.
Stressed and overworked? Creativity and communication can keep your sex life alive.
Every woman’s experiences with pregnancy are different—including how they feel about sex.
Uppers can be a real downer for your penis. Learn all about speed erectile dysfunction.
Life with OCD is difficult, but your sex life doesn't need to suffer.
Male breast enlargement and erectile dysfunction share a common cause, but both can be treated.
If you're struggling with female sexual dysfunction, check on your cardiovascular health.
It's not uncommon for a period of grieving to cause a spike in arousal.
Hypertension affects a man's erection and a woman's libido—as can the meds that treat it.
Affairs can be complicated situations. Is there a link between infidelity and ED?
Thankfully, it's true love, because it takes some of that when one partner has a bowel disease.
Expect the unexpected, and you'll be able to adjust to your ever-changing sex drive.
There are a number of fallacies around soy and what it does, or doesn't do, to your body.
Women who persistently experience low sex drive could suffer from sexual dysfunction.
A healthy diet may help reverse negative effects that are causing sexual dysfunction.
Here's what you need to know about the advertisements you've seen for low-T solutions.
Lowered sex drive is among the most common—but least discussed—symptoms of treatment.
In the fight versus prostate cancer, ADT can be a strong defense but also an unwelcome opponent.
Speedy sex can be thrilling, but faster isn't always better.
Here's the nitty-gritty on how to perform and receive cunnilingus during menstruation.
Help is available for the physical and mental well-being of prostate cancer survivors.
Intimacy after surgery isn't out of the question, it just takes work.
If your past is weighing you and your sex life down, it's time to stop facing it alone.
When occasional sexual disinterest or discomfort becomes persistent, it may signal dysfunction.
Let's break down this mythical erogenous zone and find out if the fantasy can come true.
Performance anxiety can happen to the best of us. But it doesn't have to get the best of us.
Four women discuss navigating intimacy after losing feeling in their chests.
With its many and various symptoms, COVID-19 is far more than a respiratory illness.
There's nothing 'icky' about the benefits. Trust us.
There may be benefits to masturbation, even when the mood doesn't strike.
When it comes to opioids, it is important—possibly lifesaving—to separate fact from fiction.
Fluctuations in testosterone levels can alter a man's mood.
There are ways to adapt and thrive in a relationship impacted by Alzheimer’s disease.
Postpartum depression can create rifts between partners and sever intimate bonds.
Experts explain the link between rest and romance, and how to score more of both.
Why getting laid in the A.M. may help jump-start your day.
As is the case with most matters of the bedroom, popping the blue pill is all about the timing.
If you have diabetes, you have an elevated risk of ED. Find out what you can do about it.
Diabetes can cause side effects in unexpected ways and places, especially in the bedroom.
Feeling down can impact your interest in getting down. Here, how to reignite the spark.
Here's how couples can navigate endometriosis together.
Forget that rare, juicy steak—a plant-based diet may help combat ED symptoms.
Hitting the gym can absolutely make you horny—mostly due to exercise-induced hormones.
Awareness-based meditating can provide a different perspective on your sex life—and improve it.
Having less sex does not have to be part of the natural order of aging.
Menopause can turn your life upside down; HRT might flip it back around. Is it right for you?
Weed may be legal in your state, but do we know enough about how it impacts libido?
Manufacturers say yes, but clinical evidence remains scarce. Do your research before buying.
Barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings—it goes by many names. But does horny goat weed work?
Better sleep can unlock more productivity, greater overall health and an amazing sex life.
‘The way to a person’s heart is through their stomach.’ Can the stomach lead to arousal, too?
Some foods allegedly get you in the mood for sex. Did you know other foods can do the opposite?
Libido is affected by a number of variables. Is one of them that hot new diet you’re trying?
Libido is affected by a number of variables. Is one of them that hot new diet you’re trying?
Men who use opioids are 95 percent more like to have erectile dysfunction.
Find out how to counter the difficulties serious intestinal issues can cause to your sex life.
From everyday stress to chronic disorders, your anxiety has a direct impact on your erection.
While a lifeline for many people, SSRI antidepressants are notorious for their side effects.
While a lifeline for many people, SSRI antidepressants are notorious for their side effects.
The best sex isn’t just physical—it also comes from the mind.
No, not everyone feels sexual attraction. Asexuality is as normal as any sexual orientation.
Feel too old for sex? You may be under the wrong impression. Sex can still be great as you age.
Consider this information when you weigh the options for hormone replacement therapy.
It may cause changes down there, but testicular cancer likely won’t impact your sexual ability.
Recognizing, managing and preventing stress will help you make the most of your love life.
Focus on foods that enhance your diet, sexual performance and overall health—at the same time!
Looking to add some new life to your sex life? Exercise may prove helpful.
Your sexual desire may fade after a heart attack, but it will return.
Cancer treatment can affect a person’s sex organs, libido, well-being and overall self-esteem.
Sex changes as you age, but it still can be just as fulfilling as it was when you were younger.
There’s more than one way to boost your libido, and the fixes are rather simple.
Sexual insecurity can be common, especially if you're a guy, but there are ways to help.
Menopause doesn’t mark the end of sex. These remedies can help sex stay enjoyable at any age.
While this medical procedure has highly successful outcomes, there are issues to consider.
You should discuss PEVR with your doctor, especially if there’s an underlying condition.
You’ve survived testicular cancer. That’s the good news. Now, let’s consider what comes next.
Treatment options may bring you out of your funk, but be sure to make the right choice for you.
Various treatments for prostate cancer may have more outcomes than just managing your illness.
Anxiety is a common problem, and it can affect your libido. Learn how to take back control.
If you’re starting HRT, here’s how to make sure your sex life doesn’t suffer.