Low Libido | Causes and Treatments

Published: Sep 25, 2020
Edited by: Team TB

Low Libido

By libido is meant a person’s overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Libido is influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. Official labels for low libido are Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), Hyposexuality, and Sexual Aversion Disorder (SAD).

The term low libido is used to describe a decrease or absence in sex drive, which can interfere with sexual activity. Low libido can cause tension in a relationship, or even infertility (simply because there’s no sexual intercourse), but it can often be treated if the underlying cause is identified.

Click for more detailseBook | Click for details
eBook - Genital Massage and Bodywork

Low libido is sometimes caused by a single factor, but more often than not it’s related to multiple issues. Some of the common causes can be lifestyle and relationship issues, pregnancy, menopause, medical conditions, medication, low testosterone, depression, sexual trauma, chronic illness, low self-esteem, disparity of sexual desires between partners, poor communication of sexual needs and preferences, and many forms of stress and tiredness.

Mind that, for men, low libido should not be confused with erectile dysfunction, although both can co-occur.

Treatments of low sex drive can vary and may involve psychotherapy, hormonal treatments, herbal treatments and aphrodisiacs, lifestyle changes, sex counseling, genital massage and bodywork, medication, or the adjustment of existing medical (drug) therapies.

Massage and bodywork therapies that may increase libido are, for instance, Prostate Massage, Karsai Nei Tsang, Abdominal Massage, Tantric Massage, Sensual Erotic Massage, Body De-Armoring, Yoga, and breathwork.

eBooks by TraditionalBodywork.com
eBook - Genital Massage and Bodywork eBook - Tantric and Taoist Massage and Bodywork eBook - Yoni Treatments Guide eBook - Sensual Erotic Massages Book - Abdominal Massage Tantric Sex | Concepts, Elements, and Modalities - eBook

Related Articles
More related articles in: Sexual Disorders and Dysfunctions